Postdoctoral Fellow in Medicine

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
$94,287 to $107,381 per annum
06 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
07 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A

Salary package: $94,287 to $107,381 per annum plus 17% Superannuation

Term: Continuing (Contingent Funded) appointment for three years

Position overview

The ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment (CMBE) brings together medical, biological, population health, psychological and environmental sciences in six schools: The ANU Medical School, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Population Health, and the Research School of Psychology. Together the schools integrate high level research with a research-led curriculum that encompasses all of these different areas.

The position exists to support a newly grant-funded project investigating the structure and function of skeletal muscle protein involved in excitation contraction coupling in the Molecular Interactions Laboratory located in the ACRF Department of Cancer Biology and Therapeutics, The John Curtin School of Medical Research. You will be need to be self-motivated and should be able to manage your workload between experimental work, adequate reading of the literature, preparing their results for publication or presentation and supporting or supervising students. The position will primarily involve experimental work including molecular and structural biology, protein purification/assays and utilising general biophysics techniques.

For further information please contact: Dr Marco Casarotto T: +61 2 6125 8559 E:

ANU offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements, job flexibility, excellent superannuation benefits, discounted health insurance, and salary packaging arrangements including child care.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Closing date: 11.55pm, Sunday 7 May 2017

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.