Research Fellow

Australian National University


October 17, 2021


Research Fellow

Apply now Job no: 542306 Work type: Fixed Term Location: Canberra / ACT Categories: Academic

Classification: Level B

Classification: Academic Level B Salary package: $101,805 - $115,428 per annum, plus 17% Superannuation Term: full time, fixed term (2 years)

The Position

The Otting Group, Research School of Chemistry is seeking Postdoctoral Fellow to undertake internationally competitive research in protein structural biology using non-canonical amino acids and NMR spectroscopy.

Flexible work environment with attractive remuneration package

The Person

The Research School of Chemistry is seeking an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Fellow to join the Otting Group. The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to protein production and structure analysis by NMR spectroscopy.

The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in structural biology or other related disciplines. Demonstrated research experience with protein biochemistry and a track record of independent research in the field of cell- free protein synthesis and non-canonical amino acid incorporation is essential.

The School

The Research School of Chemistry and the ANU College of Science are committed to improving the gender balance amongst staff and students in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The School and the College are taking proactive action towards this goal and are committed to support and provide mentoring to early-career female academics through their career goals.

The College

The ANU College of Science encompasses the disciplines of: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment and Society, Mathematics, Physics, and Science Communication and is also home to a number of cross-disciplinary and specialist Institutes and Centres. Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and deliver a research-led education program that encompasses the breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities.

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For further information, please contact, Professor Gottfried Otting at

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ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. People with a disability are encouraged to apply. For more information about staff equity at ANU, click here. For enquiries about the application process, or if you require reasonable adjustment to apply for this role, please contact the hiring manager on the above listed details.

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A one page Expression of Interest addressing the key elements of the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

    Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

    Position Description & Selection Criteria

    Advertised: 08 Oct 2021 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: 17 Oct 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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