Associate Research Fellow, School of Chemistry

Wollongong, Australia
Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + 17% superannuation
18 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (two years) 

Join the $80 million Molecular Horizons (MH) program, which is the largest UOW project to date. MH has been founded to become a hub of revolutionary medical research and discovery, positioning NSW and Australia among the leaders of the revolutionary molecular biology research.

Dr Tolun has been recruited to the new and exciting MH program as a cryo-EM research group leader. His group uses a multi-disciplinary approach, using biochemistry, molecular biology, molecular imaging and structural biology to answer biological questions to better understand how biological nano-machines work.

The position will perform research using cryo-electron microscopy and will play a key strategic role in building Dr Tolun’s group and the establishment of the University’s new Cryo-EM center under the Molecular Horizons initiative. The position will play a central role in determining the structures of proteins and protein complexes involved in DNA recombination, replication and repair.

The University is committed to workforce diversity and removing barriers to participation. The University is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical (STEMM) disciplines and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position. 

For further information about this position, please contact Dr Gökhan Tolun at 

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 16/12/2018, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 181596
HR Contact: Ugo De Gori
Contact Email:

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