Research Assistant - Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

Mar 08, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB) combines the disciplines of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Parasitology into a single academic unit. The School has modern research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment and research infrastructure. The School includes over 50 academic staff, who are widely published internationally and have extensive research backgrounds.

The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for assisting in a range of duties related to research in influenza pathogenesis and immunity including, performing research, administration and other activities contributing to the goals of the lab.

The person

Applicants must possess BSc (Hons) (or equivalent) with subsequent experience in the area of immunology, virology, molecular biology and/or microbiology or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You should have demonstrated knowledge in influenza research pathogenesis and immunity. The ability to perform egg based experiments is essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

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This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 24 months at HEW 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $77,400 - $83,267 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $90,558 - $97,422 p.a.).

The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.


To discuss this role please contact Kirsty Short.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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