Research Associate, Neuroscience, Level ARAS

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Based at SAHMRI, City West Campus
  • Full-time, six (6) month fixed term contract
  • Salary range: $85,680 - $91,969 per annum plus superannuation

About the role 

The School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences focuses on applied research and professional education, enriched by the professional knowledge of its staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and strong partnerships with industry, community, and professional bodies. 

As the Research Associate working closely with the Professor/Research Chair in Neuroscience you will contribute to grant-funded research in order to achieve defined objectives and test stated hypotheses. The project involves culture of human cells and converting these cells into therapeutic cells. This will include the characterization of cells by different methods such as FACS, mRNA analysis and immunocytochemistry, preparation for functional assays, and testing these cells for their therapeutic effects. 

Skills and Experience 

To be eligible, you will have a postgraduate qualification in medical biotechnology or related disciplines along with experience in molecular biology and cell biology. You will also have high competence in recording, analysing, presenting and disseminating research to stakeholders including the preparation of papers for high quality publications or posters for conference presentations. 

A University of Enterprise 

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility. 

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. We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance. 

Lodging your Application 

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Miranda McDonald, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number #1300.

Applications close: 9.00am Friday 20th July 2018

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

Important Information:

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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