Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Hospital based
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
Salary: $126,128 - $145,431 (Level C)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super
The Senior Research Fellow is expected to undertake research (biomedical, translational or clinical) leading to improved understanding and/or treatment of the biological mechanisms of musculoskeletal ageing and musculoskeletal diseases such as osteoporosis and sarcopenia, having mastery of academic skills in research, dissemination and translation while performing to a high standard.
The position is located at the Western Centre for Health Research and Education (WCHRE) at Sunshine Hospital, a $51.6 million development which provides high quality laboratory space with state-of-the-art facilities to perform bone phenotyping, cell cultures, animal studies, flow cytometry, mechanical loading, etc. The clinical research unit at WCHRE has a bone density unit including DXA and pQCT, a metabolic gym, clinical trial rooms, library and a collaborative research environment for researchers and clinicians from The University of Melbourne, Western Health and Victoria University.
The position reports to the Chair of Medicine, Western Health.
Applications close: 29 Aug 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time