Research Assistant

Adelaide, Australia
10 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Higher Education Officer Level 5
Salary Range: $68,299 to $75,595 pa 
Employment Type: Fixed-term, Full-time
Position Reports to: Professor
Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Professor Damien Keating
Closing Date: Tuesday, 23 April, 2019 11 am

Position Summary:

Under general direction the Research Assistant will perform tasks including in vivo mouse metabolism experiments, adipocyte analysis, mitochondrial experiments, knockdown studies and overexpression using transfection, primary culture of islets and adipocytes, and insulin secretion experiments. The Research Assistant exist within the research program related to the NHMRC grant funded project titled ‘Targeting RCAN1 to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position description. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.