Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Genetic Biocontrol of Vertebrates
- Salary Package: from $93,830 p.a. (Level A, step 6), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.
- Appointment Type: Full time, 2 years fixed term
- Macquarie University (North Ryde) location
Dr Maciej Maselko’s research group in Applied BioSciences at Macquarie University is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in genetic biocontrol of vertebrates.
This Centre for Invasive Species Solutions funded project will use zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model system to develop and test novel genetic biocontrol approaches for invasive vertebrate species. You will work closely with collaborators at CSIRO and the Macquarie University Medical School to generate genetically modified strains of zebrafish.
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about working on genetic biocontrol of vertebrate pest species. You will also be capable of independent problem solving, establishing new protocols, and driving a project forward while co-ordinating efforts with collaborators.
Applied BioSciences is a research-only department focused on translating biological knowledge into impactful innovations through collaboration and strategic partnerships. From disease prevention to biosecurity, our research promotes a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable future.
Please see our website to learn more.
To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your cv and a separate cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:
- A PhD in Molecular Biology or a related field
- Experience working with transgenic vertebrates
- Knowledge of genetic biocontrol technologies
- Experience with molecular cloning
- Experience with CRISPR/Cas9 tool in vertebrates
- Experience designing transgenes for tissue specific expression in vertebrates
Role Enquiries: Dr Maciej Maselko via e-mail Maciej.email@example.com
Applications Close: Tuesday, 10 November 2020 at 11:55 pm EST
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