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Lyn Wrigley Senior Research Fellow in Breast Cancer

Adelaide, Australia
$101,724 to $142,764 p.a.
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

Job Details

Position Details

  • Fixed term for 3 years | Full-Time
  • Academic Level C (Research) | $124,109 - $142,764 p.a.
  • Academic Level B (Research) | $101,724 - $120,380 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park

About Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute

Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI) is a proud leader in life-changing medical and health research in Australia. We are working on some of medicine's greatest challenges and are leading new discoveries with the bold ambition of eliminating disease and improving the health of all global citizens. To do this, FHMRI brings together world-leading, innovative, and inspiring research experts. We work with health practitioners, patients and with one of the largest networks of remote and rural community partnerships to better understand and seek solutions to the most pressing health and medical needs.

About the Role

Flinders University has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Research Fellow to advance high level breast cancer research, delivering new research capabilities, and building on the existing strengths of the Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI). Through a high degree of autonomy and collaboration, the Senior Research Fellow will establish an independent breast cancer research laboratory within the FHMRI-Cancer program. This will involve strategic planning, leading an environment of research excellence, developing relationships with important stakeholders, and actively mentoring Higher Degree students.

About You

The Lyn Wrigley Senior Research Fellow in Breast Cancer will be a significantly experienced research leader in breast cancer research, demonstrated by high-quality publications, successful competitive grants and effective research collaborations in the wider community. The Breast Cancer Research Fellow will be a high-level communicator in all forms, especially when supervising research students, mentoring staff, and working with the wider team. Building on existing relationships and networks with Flinders researchers, the Research Fellow will be expected to collaborate and build relationships with industry leaders.

The incumbent will also demonstrate:

  • Completion of a PhD, or equivalent, in cancer research and successful post-doctoral experience.
  • Skill in managing and coordinating activities for a research-intensive unit, including the use of independent judgement under minimal supervision.
  • Potential to become an independent investigator, leading to a successful independent research group during the fellowship.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Associate Professor Michael Michael

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

29 Mar 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.


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