Postdoctoral Position (within QBI - Hilliard Laboratory)

Employer
The University of Queensland - Queensland Brain Institute (QBI)
Location
Brisbane (Suburb), South East Queensland (AU)
Salary
AUD$67,452 - $90,982 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 17%
Posted
September 16 2019
Ref
508394
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

QUEENSLAND BRAIN INSTITUTE (QBI), THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

A postdoctoral position is available to undertake research in the area of axonal degeneration/regeneration (http://researchers.uq.edu.au/research-project/27230) in the lab of Professor Massimo Hilliard (http://researchers.uq.edu.au/researcher/1954), at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) (https://qbi.uq.edu.au/) within The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (https://www.uq.edu.au/).

The Hilliard laboratory uses C. elegans and mice as experimental model systems to study axonal injury and repair. Using primarily a genetic approach, research in the lab aims to identify the key molecules and the mechanisms regulating these essential and fascinating processes. Please visit our website for more information https://qbi.uq.edu.au/hilliardgroup.

A strong background in Molecular Biology, Genetics and Cell Biology are required, and experience with C. elegans and/or cell culture is desirable. Applicants should possess a PhD in a relevant discipline and publications in international scientific journals.

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at Academic Research level A for two year initially with renewal subject to performance and funding.

The remuneration package will be in the range of AUD$67,452 - $90,982 per annum, plus employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$79,025 - $106,449 p.a., pending experience).

QBI hosts more than 450 staff and students, including 41 group leaders. Details of the current interdisciplinary research programs can be found at http://www.qbi.uq.edu.au

The University of Queensland (UQ) ranks in the world’s top universities, as measured by several key independent ranking, including the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (43) and the US News Best Global Universities Rankings (45). Our 50,000-plus strong student community includes more than 13,000 postgraduate scholars and 12,000 international students from 144 countries, adding to its 240,000-plus alumni.

All enquiries to Professor Massimo Hilliard on m.hilliard@uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for this role, go to http://search.jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/508394/postdoctoral-research-fellow-within-qbi-hilliard-laboratory and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: CV, cover letter and list of three referees.

Closing date for application: 7 October 2019