Brisbane, Australia
22 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is a dynamic multi-disciplinary research institute dedicated to developing technology to alleviate societal problems in the areas of health, energy, manufacturing and environmental sustainability. AIBN brings together the skills of more than 250 world-class researchers complimented by an extensive suite of integrated facilities, working at the intersection of biology, chemistry, engineering and computer modelling. With a reputation for delivering translational science, AIBN conducts research at the forefront of emerging technologies, and has developed strong collaborations with leading members of industry, academia and government. AIBN goes beyond basic research to develop the growth of innovative industries for the benefit of the Queensland and Australian economies.

AIBN is committed to supporting the career growth of female researchers and have a number of initiatives to support females in developing and achieving a fulfilling research career at the institute. For more information, please visit our AIBN Women in Science web site at

The role

The successful appointee will support the Industrial Systems Biology initiative at AIBN by supporting research in systems biology. The Bioinformatician will provide computational support to gather and analyse data in the fields of genomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and genome scale modelling with particular emphasis in enabling the Queensland node of Metabolomics and Proteomics with bioinformatics support.

The person

Applicants must have a PhD in Bioinformatics, Systems Biology or Biostatics and have a demonstrated expert knowledge in the area of multi-omics analyses and bioinformatics. The successful appointee will have demonstrated experience in R, Java, Matlab, Python and Lynux and be able to demonstrate their contribution to research including publications in metabolomics and proteomics.  An ability to establish effective relationships and to represent and promoted the academic discipline at a University and wider community level is also essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 12 months at Academic Research Level A or B and an appointment will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,545 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $95,408 - $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description

Position Description_501087_3039206.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Esteban Marcellin via email

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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