Research / Teaching Fellow, John Curtin School of Medical Research

Canberra, Australia
19 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level C / D
Salary package: $118,044 - $150,324 + plus 17% superannuation  

  • JCSMR is Australia’s leading medical research institute, with a vibrant, dynamic research culture.
  • This is a 7-year tenure-track position, which provides an excellent opportunity to establish a strong research-group, and forge lasting collaborations with other world-leading laboratories.
  • The chance to join a team of high-quality educators, and engage with a well-motivated and scholarly student population.

College overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy.

The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels. 

Position overview

The Fellow will be a member of John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR); a multi-disciplinary medical research institute with a distinguished history in Cancer, Immunology, Genomics and Neuroscience research. The Fellow will be responsible for undertaking independent research of international standing as well as leading undergraduate and postgraduate coursework teaching programs.

The position requires a research strength consistent with themes already established at JCSMR and will be accountable to the Head of the relevant department. The position also requires convening a 3rd Year undergraduate science course or a Masters program in one of the following disciplines: cancer, human genetics, immunology, and neuroscience, which is accountable to the JCSMR Associate Director (Education).

The Fellow will be expected to work collegially and collaboratively with other members of JCSMR and the wider university, as well as having mentoring roles for students and early career researchers. They will be expected to bring their established national and international collaborative networks.

This position will be a tenure track appointment to engage a world-class academic for an initial period of seven years, with the option of renewal or conversion at the end of the initial employment agreement. 

For further information, please contact Associate Professor Brian Billups, Associate Director (Education), JCSMR on +61 2 6125 2039 or

Position DescriptionLevel CD_Fellow_JCSMR T&R 2018.pdf

Applications Close: 11:55 pm (AEDT) Sunday 18 November 2018

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor).
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.