Banyule, Australia
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing role in a collaborative and dynamic environment
  • Accelerate genomic research programs in this newly created position.
  • $94,222 – $108,005 + 17% Superannuation

About La Trobe University

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

An ongoing position for an enthusiastic and ambitious bioinformatician to support the Genomics Platform and perform analyses of genomic datasets is now available. You will provide high-level advice on both experimental design and expert bioinformatic support for research groups across the University in a variety of disciplines, ranging from environmental and ecological research to molecular and genetic approaches to understanding cellular function.

Skills and Experience

This role is well suited to a problem-solver, with skills in design strategy and execution of high-throughput sequencing experiments, expertise in the development and implementation of data algorithms and computer software for the analysis of genomic datasets.

Experience with Linux, Mac and PC hardware, software, and, expertise in programming languages is essential.

Demonstrated management and leadership skills with experience in managing staff to promote a cohesive and effective team, and the ability to manage and control budgets/resources/funding, will see you succeed in this role.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday 9 December 2018

Position Enquiries: Dr Mathew G. Lewsey ( Tel: (03) 9032 7467

Please address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Melissa Favata, Senior Recruitment Business Partner on +61 (03) 9479 2030.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.