Postdoctoral Fellow in Viral Immunology

Location
Canberra, Australia
Posted
21 May 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2018
Ref
524931
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A/B
Salary package: $70,107 - $109,181 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, fixed term until 31st Dec 2020

  • Several projects close to publication for a postdoc with good writing skills
  • A wide range of immunology approaches from in vivo models to single cell methods.
  • Opportunity to mentor students and be mentored towards independence

Position overview

The Postdoctoral Fellow will work on a range of projects in the laboratory of Prof. David Tscharke, in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the John Curtin School of Medical Research. The work includes writing of manuscripts where the work has been done, to completing mature projects and initiating new work. In the new work we aim to apply single cell RNAseq methods to understand factors underlying effective priming of CD8+ T cell immunity to virus infection.

We welcome applications from individuals with (or soon to complete) a PhD in immunology who have a willingness to take on multiple projects including writing papers and want to engage with contemporary methods in the field.

For further enquiries, please contact Professor David Tscharke on T: + 61 2 6125 3020 E: david.tscharke@anu.edu.au

Closing date: 24 June 2018

Position description:  Postdoctoral FellowResearch Fellow Immunology.pdf

The Australian National University (ANU) is the #1 ranked University in Australia with an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the John Curtin School brings together 16 groups across these disciplines creating a critical mass that is supported by multiple cross-departmental activities including a seminar, journal club and informal lab meeting style presentations that run each week. Collegiality in the department is strong and is a key factor driving our success. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.