Research Fellow in Biomedical Sciences

Bendigo, Australia
19 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full-time, fixed term contract for 3 years
  • Located at the Bendigo Campus
  • $90,748 - $107,758 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

La Trobe University and the La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science is currently investing to strengthen its regionally based research and teaching in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences. This position is one of several that are now being advertised on this site.

About the position

This position will undertake unique internationally competitive research complementing research activities of the expanding biomedical sciences group based at the Bendigo node of the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science (LIMS). As a member of the biomedical sciences group, you are placed within the Infection and Immunity and Neurobiology themes of LIMS.  You will have the opportunity to develop and expand your research activities while working collaboratively with the biomedical sciences group.

Skills and Experience

  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent qualifications or research experience in biomedical sciences and/or bioinformatics.
  • A record of publications, or professional or technical contributions which provide evidence of strong research potential.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, or co-supervise, Honours, Masters and/or PhD students.
  • Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a range of collaborators nationally and/or internationally and with industry partners.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 19 November 2017 by 11.00pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Professor Helen Irving, +61 3 5444 7551 or

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.