J.N. Peters Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Medicine

Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
$66,809 - $90,657 p.a.
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Faculty of Science

Salary: $66,809 - $90,657 p.a. (*PhD entry level - $84,458p.a.) plus 9.5% superannuation

The J.N. Peters Bequest provides funds for an early career researcher in a School or Department of the Faculty of Science or Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences in the field of genetics and human biology, in particularly the influence of heredity and environment on human characteristics.

Eligible candidates must have an agreement with an academic supervisor and the Head of an appropriate School or Department to host the research project.

You will conduct independent research on a nominated research project topic that could lead to the publication of research outcomes in journals, presentations at conferences and other measures of peer recognition, for example, awards, research grants and fellowships. The research project may be:

  • Pure research (experimental or theoretical work undertaken to acquire new knowledge without looking for long-term benefits other than the advancement of knowledge); or
  • Applied research (original work undertaken primarily to acquire new knowledge with a specific application in view

A maintenance budget of $15,000 to be spent during prior to the conclusion of the Fellowship will be made available to support the successful fellow's research program. For further information see: http://www.unimelb.edu.au/unisec/utr/pdf/utr7041.pdf 


PLEASE NOTE: in addition to the online application form, please complete the attached J.N. Peters Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Application Form and attach this where requested to attach your response to the selection criteria.

Download File JN Peters_Application-Form.docx

Close date:  4 Dec 2016

Position Description*
(*includes Selection Criteria or Core Accountabilities and Competencies)

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