Postdoctoral Fellow in Antibiotic Resistance

Dunedin, Otago
24 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


The Role

As a postdoctoral fellow within the Department of Biochemistry, you will carry out research for a project funded by the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand entitled “Unmasking genes for antibiotic resistance in a superbug”.

Key tasks include:

* Carrying out research contributing to the successful completion of the research project.
* Maintaining detailed records of the research.
* Manuscript preparation.
* Assisting with supervision of laboratory members working on the same research project.

Your skills and experience:

* A PhD in molecular microbiology or a closely related discipline.
* Highly computer literate.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
* Evidence of research productivity, as indicated by publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals.

Experience of bacterial genome analysis would be highly advantageous.

Further details

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for three years.

How to apply

Applications quoting reference number 1701362 will close on Friday, 25 August 2017.


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