Research / Postdoctoral Fellow – Immunology and Virology

Australian National University

Australia

October 2, 2022

Description

Research / Postdoctoral Fellow – Immunology and Virology

Apply now Job no: 545544 Work type: Fixed Term Location: Canberra / ACT Categories: Academic

Classification: Level B

Classification: Academic Level A or B Salary package: $95,732 - $ 117,736 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Fixed term (between 1 and 3 years with the potential for extension)

  • Exciting projects in antigen presentation and /or T cells immunity during virus infection
  • Broad methodological approaches including in vivo models, genome editing and transcriptional analyses.
  • Opportunity to mentor students and be mentored towards independence
  • Position overview

    The Postdoctoral / Research Fellows will work on NHMRC Investigator Grant and/or industry funded projects in the laboratory of Prof. David Tscharke, in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the John Curtin School of Medical Research. Possible projects can include use of unique in vivo models, CRISPR/Cas9 editing of viral genomes, TCR receptor sequencing, ribosome profiling and in vitro and in vivo models of antigen presentation.

    We seek applicants with a PhD and have postdoctoral experience in immunology, cell biology or virology who have evidence of their curiosity, initiative and productivity. We especially welcome applicants with experience with some or all of the following:

  • Analysis of RNAseq, TCR sequence or similar data
  • In vivo models of infection and immunity
  • Making and working with recombinant viruses
  • Enquiries prior to application are welcome to:Prof. David Tscharke

    The Division of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the John Curtin School brings together 11 groups across these disciplines creating a critical mass that is supported by multiple cross-divisional activities including a seminar, journal club and informal lab meeting style presentations that run each week. Collegiality in the division is strong and is a key factor driving our success.

    ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

    The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant via: indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au

    ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https: // services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

    Application information

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

  • A statement addressing 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.
  • Other documents, if required.
  • Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

    Please note: The successful candidate 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: 30 Aug 2022 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time Applications close: 02 Oct 2022 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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