Staff Scientist

Wollongong, Australia
$72,852 - $90,438
27 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

POSITION TYPE Continuing, Full time Appointment

CLOSING 4 December 2016

REF NO. 25909

The University of Wollongong is a young, research-focused university on the coast of south eastern Australia, an hour from Sydney and surrounded by natural beauty. We are looking for a technically skilled cryo-electron microscopist with experience in structural biology to support operations of a state-of-the-art cryo-electron microscopy centre and play a key role in establishing a world-class facility.

We are investing $80 million in the establishment of a multidisciplinary research institute, Molecular Horizons, focused on the visualisation of the molecular mechanisms of life. By co-locating talented researchers with backgrounds in the physical, chemical and biological sciences and by providing them with cutting-edge infrastructure, the University is committed to making an impact in the molecular life sciences.

Our initial investment in cryo-EM infrastructure includes a Talos Arctica and a Titan Krios. This position has the primary purpose of undertaking and supporting operations of these instruments for internal and external users, with a particular focus on enabling high-quality structural biology research projects. Applicants with experience in cryo-EM, plus single-particle analysis and/or electron tomography will be considered.

Candidates must address the selection criteria specified in the position description.

For further information about this role please contact Professor Antoine van Oijen at

University of Wollongong

Position Details

Position Title Staff Scientist (Cryo-Electron Microscopy)

Salary Range $72,852 - $90,438

Position Level Professional Services - Level 6/7

Department/Faculty Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

Contact Professor Antoine van Oijen

Phone +61 2 4221 4780

Recruiter Jo Singletary

Recruitment Contact +61 4239 2395

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