Postdoctoral Fellow in Single Molecule Science

University of New South Wales School of Medical Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow - Single Molecule Science Unit

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow

The School of Medical Sciences (SoMS) is the largest School within UNSW Medicine & Health, and one of the largest at UNSW. The School is based largely within the Wallace Wurth (Medicine) Building on the Kensington campus, but also includes the Museum of Human Disease in the Samuels Building and the UNSW Lifestyle Clinic on High Street, Randwick. Single Molecule Science UNSW

The Opportunity  

  • 2-Year, Full time Fixed-term opportunity
  • Level A: $78K - $104K (+ 17% superannuation & leave loading)
  • Sydney, Australia based.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Level A) is expected to contribute towards the research effort of UNSW and to develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to their particular field of research.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to a research project on mitochondrial dynamics. The role will experimentally support students and researchers in the group while also helping to define and drive new research directions aligned with the overall goals of the group and the Single Molecule Science unit. The role of Postdoctoral Fellow reports to the EMBL Australia Group Leader and has no direct reports.

Please refer to the position description for full details. Download File SOMS PD-Postdoctoral Fellow Level A

Skills and Experience

  • PhD in bioengineering, cell biology, biophysics, or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in advanced light microscopy techniques, such as confocal microscopy and super-resolution microscopy.
  • Demonstrated experience in live-cell imaging and analysis.
  • Demonstrated expertise in cell and tissue culture techniques.
  • Demonstrated expertise in protein depletion methodologies including siRNA or CRISPR.
  • Demonstrated expertise in cell biology and neuroscience, specifically mitochondrial structure, function and dynamics in neurodegeneration.
  • Demonstrated expertise in molecular biology techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake high quality academic research and conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and students. An understanding of and commitment to UNSW's aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact (For job related queries only):

Dr Vaishnavi Ananthanarayanan                E:

Applications close: 11pm, 27th May 2021

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Advertised: 29 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 27 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time