Grant-Funded Researcher A/B - Adelaide Medical School

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(Level A) $70,346 to $94,588 or (Level B) $99,441 to $117,627 per annum plus an employer contributio
Jan 02, 2021
Feb 01, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate's employment at the University. The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement. Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Multiple full-time, fixed term positions available until December 2022

Multiple opportunities are available for high-achieving postdoctoral researchers to join the Ovarian Cell Biology and Molecular Endocrinology. The successful candidates will perform research using in vivo and in vitro approaches and incorporating genomics and bioinformatics methods to understand ovarian hormone action and function of the mammalian ovary. The positions will support our overarching research program to improve reproductive health, advance treatments for infertility and identify novel contraceptives through systems biology integrating molecular and physiological systems.

To be successful at Level A you will need:
  • Completion of a PhD in Genomics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or similar discipline or have equivalent qualifications or research experience.
  • Evidence of contribution towards research will cell culture and recombinant DNA manipulation, including shRNA and CRISPR based gene knockdowns and functional genomics studies.
  • Experimental design and operation of advanced laboratory and technical equipment to enhance research outcomes relating to cellular phenotyping employing gene expression, microscopy, cytology and image analysis.
  • Experience in strong contribution towards producing conference and seminar papers and submitting publications in research.
  • Ability to provide advice and support to post graduate students.

In addition to the above, to be successful at Level B, you will need:
  • Strong track record in producing high quality research publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies.
  • Demonstrated ability to guide and oversee postgraduate and/or honours students in the research area and/or supervise research-support staff.
  • High level organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise and manage workload within a busy environment and meet competing deadlines.
  • Experience in collaborating locally and internationally in the interest of enhancing research outcomes.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of six schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 30 November 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Darryl Russell

NHMRC Senior Research Fellow

P: +61 (8) 8313 4096


For application related enquiries, contact:

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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