Research Fellow in Biological Sciences

Melbourne, Australia
01 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $66,706 to $90, 532 at Level A plus 9.50% superannuation or $95,297 to $113,166 at Level B plus 9.5% superannuation

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The purpose of the position is to study the structural basis for the abilities of bacterial chemotaxis receptors to sense and distinguish between attractants and repellents.

The incumbent will be a part of the project that will involve the use of a combination of structural biology, biophysical and microbiological techniques including X-ray crystallography, NMR, ITC, SPR, thermal shift assays, computational docking, molecular dynamics simulations and chemotaxis assays.

The successful incumbent will be appointed at either Level A or Level B, depending on their experience. 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Associate Professor, Anna Roujeinikova, 61 3 9902 9194, 

Position Description

Download File PD - Research Fellow (Structural Biologist) Level A.pdf

Download File PD - Research Fellow (Structural Biologist) Level B.pdf

Closing Date

Thursday 1 March 2018, 11.55 pm AEDT