Postdoctoral Scientist (Level A) Centre for Cancer Research

The Postdoctoral Scientist will initiate and conduct research in the areas of paediatric cancer genetics. The position will use state-of the art technologies (next-generation sequencing, drug and genetic testing) to identify and characterise novel oncogenes in paediatric cancer and dissect their therapeutic relevance.

The position will work with support, guidance and mentorship from senior research staff including A/Prof Ron Firestein with an increasing degree of autonomy as the researcher gains greater skills and experience.

Demonstrated abilities

  • Proven to work independently and possess prolific publications (including first author) in first tier peer reviewed journals
  • Technical skills in molecular biology, human genetics, tissue cell culture, and gene expression analysis
  • Bioinformatics experience analyzing genomic and NGS (e.g. ChIP-seq or RNAseq) data sets are desired

If you are have a Phd or M.D/PhD training in cancer bology, molecular biology, human genetics, biochemistry, or a related discipline with excellent communication skills , are extremely organised with innovative problem solving skills then we welcome your application.

Please apply via SEEK

Closing date: Open until  suitable candidate is appointed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Salary: Level A Postdoctoral Scientist range: $80,354 – $89,543 per annum

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