Research Associate in Imaging

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
20 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2017
Ref
HSC_0785_R_E
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

About the job

You will contribute to grant-funded research under the broad direction of the Group Leader: Tumour Microenvironment Laboratory, to achieve defined objectives and test stated hypotheses using a wide range of techniques, but with a focus on imaging approaches. You will specifically contribute to projects focused on delineating the molecular mechanisms underlying the remodelling of the tumour microenvironment by cancers, and the resulting enhancement of tumour progression. You will also provide administrative and maintenance support to the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) Advanced Imaging Resource, part of the ACRF Cancer Discovery Accelerator, along with training to members of the CCB who wish to use advanced imaging approaches in their research.

Skills and Experience

You will have a postgraduate qualification (PhD desirable) in cancer biology, immunology, cell biology, biochemistry or a related discipline, together with demonstrated experience with the use of animal models in fundamental research, and demonstrated experience with confocal microscopy.

Centre for Cancer Biology

The Centre for Cancer Biology is an alliance between SA Pathology and the University of South Australia and boasts the largest concentration of cancer research in South Australia, currently hosting 22 full-time research group leaders and their teams. The Centre is a Medical Research Institute which carries out a world-class program of innovative research, making breakthrough discoveries in the fundamental causes of cancer, and translating these discoveries into new ways to prevent and treat this group of diseases.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Katrina Gillespie, Senior Human Resources Consultant on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 16 October 2017

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