Research Fellow in Proteomics

University of Western Australia

Research Fellow in Proteomics

Job no: 504452

Work type: full-time

Location: Crawley

Categories: Science

  • Great development opportunity for a Mass Spectrometry Researcher to work in WA Proteomics Facility
  • Full time and fixed term appointment until end of June 2023
  • Salary range: Level B, $100,374 - $118,776 p.a.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The WA Proteomics Facility is a node of Proteomics Australia based at CMCA that provides services to WA researchers including - sample analysis by mass spectrometry, data analysis and consulting. As a joint venture between The University of Western Australia and Proteomics International, the Facility’s goal is to use its expertise and equipment to fuel cutting-edge research.  The services include protein identification, quantitation and flux analysis.

About the opportunity

Under broad direction, you will undertake research and development of innovative approaches in protein identification, quantitation and flux analysis to enable new services for researchers. You will also build research collaborations aimed at publication in international research journals.

Reporting to the Platform Lead, you will collaborate closely with other staff of the facility in Western Australia, build relationships and collaborations with proteomics experts in facilities and research groups in Australia and the Proteomics Australia network. You will play a key role in both technology development and student supervision.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • PhD in protein chemistry, biochemistry or molecular biology, or related discipline
  • Experience in development and execution of stable-isotope labelled mass spectrometry data processing
  • Good interpersonal skills to work independently and in a team
  • Experience in project management

About you

To succeed in this role you will be a motivated researcher who is able to demonstrate the relevant research background relative to the opportunity. You will also possess experience in preparing manuscripts for publication and have a high level of computing and data management skills. You will use your own initiative whilst also being able to work effectively as part of a team and collaborate with other researchers. Prior experience in supervising Masters and/or PhD students will be highly regarded. 

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File Position Description - Research Fellow (Proteomics).pdf

Closing date: Tuesday, 2 June 2020

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).

Advertised: 05 May 2020 W. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: 02 Jun 2020 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time