Research Associate in Neuroscience, Level ARAS
- 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
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Applications close: 9:00 am 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.
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