ARC Grant-Funded Researcher A, Adelaide Medical School

Adelaide, Australia
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level A) $86,587 to $92,796 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed Term, full-time position until June 2021

Exciting opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher to work on a recently awarded ARC Discovery Project to develop CRISPR gene drive technologies in mice

Located at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), the Genome Editing Laboratory uses state of the art molecular genetic approaches to develop innovative CRISPR technologies for therapeutic and pest management objectives.

To be successful you will need:

  • Completion of a PhD or near completion; or equivalent experience in Molecular Biology.
  • A track record of peer reviewed research based publications in areas directly relating to Molecular and Cellular Biology, Animal Genetics and/or mouse models.
  • Demonstrated high quality research including national and international publications and presentations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of five schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 18 June 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Paul Thomas
Professor, Adelaide Medical School

P: +61 (8) 8128 4823


If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Human Resources Team at or call +61 (8) 8313 8171.

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.