Research Fellow in Human Epigenetics (Bioinformatics)

Monash University
February 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$107,311 - $127,432
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Research Fellow in Human Epigenetics (Bioinformatics)

Job No.: 646402

Location: The Alfred Centre

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $107,311 - $127,432 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

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    The Opportunity

    The Human Epigenetics group is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to conduct research and investigate the role of epigenetic determinants in the development and progression of diabetes. The results from this research will contribute to the development of biomarkers of clinical risk for disease onset, progression, or response to treatment and facilitate in the identification of specific targets for new interventions to reduce the burden of diabetes.

    The Research Fellow will generate hypotheses from large datasets generated from sequencing pipelines, design experiments, interpreting data generated, trouble shoot and optimize and accurately document experiments as well as analyse and interpret data from different sources and draw conclusions. This position will also present results at internal and external meetings and contribute to the writing of reports and manuscripts.

    We are seeking someone with a doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline area or equivalent qualifications or research experience in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Biostatistics or related fields. This position will require the appointee to have a track record and demonstrated experience in handling large epigenomic datasets that include but are not limited to DNA methylation sequencing.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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    Professor Sam El-Osta, Epigenetics in Human Health & Disease Laboratory, +61 3 9903 0477

    Position Description

    Research Fellow in Human Epigenetics (Bioinformatics)

    Closing Date

    Wednesday 22 February 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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