Research / Postdoctoral Fellow – Immunology and Virology
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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
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
Exciting projects in antigen presentation and /or T cells immunity during
Broad methodological approaches including in vivo models, genome editing
and transcriptional analyses.
Opportunity to mentor students and be mentored towards independence
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
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,
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In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following
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