Postdoctoral Neuroscience Fellow (The Ritchie Centre) Full Time

A position is available for a Junior Postdoctoral Fellow in The Ritchie Centre, Hudson Institute of Medical Research and Departments of Paediatrics, Monash University.

The Neonatal Brain Protection Laboratory requires an enthusiastic early career researcher to examine multiple aspects of preterm brain pathophysiology and injury. The research projects (both clinical and experimental) examine how clinical diseases and treatments may affect the neonatal brain activity and oxygenation, and investigate ways to optimise brain blood flow and oxygenation.

A preferred candidate will have

  1. A PhD (or close to PhD thesis submission) in biomedical science/neuroscience or equivalent
  2. Expertise in the brain physiology study and analyses
  3. Expertise in animal models of brain injury
  4. Experience in animal (preferably sheep) handling and surgery, including sterile techniques, instrumentation, and physiological monitoring.
  5. Experience in the examination of histological and molecular indices of brain inflammation and injury
  6. Demonstrated record of professional achievement in the relevant discipline area
  7. Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication
  8. An ability to work independently and in a team environment

The candidate will be expected to actively teach and supervise students, undertake and report research findings, and prepare data for manuscript submission. A background in brain research and previous experience in student supervision will be highly regarded.

It’s a great time to join Hudson Institute. We are delivering our vision of world class science that positively impacts human life. If you think you have the above qualifications and experience then we welcome your application, or equivalent, and are highly organised, then we welcome your application.

Applications | Please submit your CV and cover letter via SEEK. Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted for interview.

Closing Date | Thursday, 25 July at 2019 at 5pm

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