Senior Lecturer in Phenomics, Bioinformatics

Perth, Australia
$121k - $140k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions 
24 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed Term, Full Time
  • ACSLC| $121k - $140k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions 
  • Salary Packaging opportunities 
  • Ref: JR100314

Murdoch University acknowledges the different perspectives, skills and experience that people from different backgrounds bring to strengthen its workforce. Murdoch University is committed to enhancing diversity in all its forms and strongly encourages suitably qualified candidates from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with disability, and people of CaLD background to apply for this important position.

About Us

The Centre for Computational and Systems Medicine brings scientists and clinicians together in an interdisciplinary environment, using cutting edge analytical chemistry, data science and data visualisation. The Centre harnesses the capacity of the Australian National Phenome Centre to generate high throughput, deep phenotypic profiles of biological samples that define the metabolic status of an individual and which will contribute understanding of disease risk and aetiology.

The Role

This is a specialist role that provides academic and research leadership in themetabolicphenotypingand bioinformatics. The successful candidate will have strong track record of academic excellence with impact in one or more of the following areas of clinical and biomedical research: metabolic phenotyping specializing in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Mass Spectrometry data, computational modelling, chemometrics and data science.

The Senior Lecturer will apply wet laboratory methodologies and generate new knowledge by integrating high-fidelity multi-Omic data sets generated by the Australian National Phenome Centre. They will lead the development of new bioinformatic tools to deliver high impact research as well ascontributing to university postgraduate supervision and teaching activities.

What you’ll bring to this role

  • A PhD specializing in computational biology, computer science, biochemistry, chemometricsor bioinformatics
  • Strong background in the application of programming languages such as R, Python, MATLAB or JavaScript to analyse and manage large data sets
  • Experience in the generation of metabolic and spectroscopic data by Mass Spectrometry and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy for the extraction for the extraction of biomarkers or other clinically translational information
  • The ability to answer fundamental questions in biomedical research and human diseases 
  • Experience in the supervision of post-graduate students 

Applicants should refer to the Position Description for further details on the work requirements, duties, skills, and experience required for this role. Applicants must have valid work rights.

What you’ll get in return

You will be part of a vibrant and talented team, work in an innovative and lively university community and enjoy the benefits that come with working at Murdoch.

Our people enjoy a lively, natural campus and world-class facilities, as well as a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On Campus Services and Facilities, including a Childcare Centre, Gym, Vet Hospital and Chiropractic Clinic

To Apply

Please apply by submitting the documents below:

  • A cover letter including a statement addressing the selection criteria (with reference to the Position Description)
  • Your most recent resume (CV)

Please see the Applicant Guide for more information. Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted. Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.

Position contact: Sze How Bong, Senior Operations Manager at

Closing date: 20th February (11:59 pm AWST)

The University reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.