Research Assistant or Research Fellow in Health
Department of Medicine (RMH), Melbourne Medical School
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Salary: $66,809 - $90,657 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation
The Research Assistant/Fellow will be a member of the Epilepsy and Behaviour laboratory in the Department of Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital) and will undertake research related to the interests of this group. The specific research endeavours for this position will involve investigating the bidirectional relationships between stress-related disorders and epilepsy. This will entail use of live animal models of epilepsy and advanced behavioural assessments, as well as immunocytochemistry and viral and transgenic technologies.
You will be responsible for conducting and managing research projects, and be involved in all aspects of the research, including ethics submissions, experimental design, analysis of results and the reporting of the findings in conference presentations and scientific papers. You may be expected to be involved in the supervision of research students and research assistants. A highly motivated post-doctoral neuroscientist with skills in small animal handling and surgery are essential criteria. Experience in electrophysiology would be an advantage.
The Research Assistant will report to Associate Professor Nigel Jones, Head of the Epilepsy and Behaviour Laboratory.
Close date: 30 Oct 2016
(*includes Selection Criteria or Core Accountabilities and Competencies)