Locarnini Fellow in Virology

Melbourne, Australia
07 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Doherty Institute
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 9.5% super
Salary: Level B $105,232 - $124,958 p.a. or Level C $128,903 - $148,630 p.a.

The Locarnini Fellowship in Virology has been developed to support post-doctoral fellows or early to mid-career researchers specialising in virology. This fellowship is an exciting opportunity offering a full-time, three year fixed-term research position to a researcher in the area of virology. The successful applicant will develop and lead a research program in their defined area. The candidate is expected to develop their research career pathway in this role, while contributing to the Doherty Institute’s body of work in virology. The focus of work can be laboratory-based virology or pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical research, public health or clinical trials.

The Locarnini Fellow in Virology will be based in the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute). The Doherty Institute is joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, combining research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care in infectious diseases and immunity.

This fellowship offers an outstanding opportunity to join the Doherty Institute, which has been at the forefront of Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Doherty Institute may also provide relocation assistance and/or visa sponsorship for the right candidate.

PLEASE NOTE: the application close date has been updated.

Please refer to the attached documents for instructions on applying for this position.

Position Description
Download File 0050963_Position Description.pdf

Information for Applicants
Download File 0050963_Information for Applicants.pdf

Research Proposal Template
Download File 0050963_Research_proposal_template_REVISED_29 Sept 2020.docx

Applications close: 20 Oct 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time