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Research Assistant

Advertiser: The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute4 out of 54.0 overall rating (9 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Oct 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Clinical/Medical Research

Research Assistant

About the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute

The Institute is one of Australia’s leading biomedical research organisations, with a strong national and international reputation for performing highly influential basic and translational research.  With more than 1,100 staff and students, the Institute is addressing some of the major health challenges of our time, with a focus on cancer, infection, inflammation, immune disorders, development and ageing.

About the position

The role of Research Assistant is to contribute to the research effort and further develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects within the research program to which they are appointed.

The appointee will contribute to a highly collaborative multi-disciplinary research effort involving multiple laboratories in the Ubiquitin Signalling Division.

Selection Criteria

The appointee will have a relevant Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) qualification or equivalent and a broad range of protein biochemical skills (e.g. cloning, recombinant expression in bacteria, purification using AKTA systems). Demonstrated ability and potential for excellence and productivity in research is essential. A good academic record and achievements is a further requirement.

Experience in drug discovery is desirable. Experience in characterising small molecule–protein interactions will be highly regarded. Experience in protein ubiquitination and protein expression in other systems (insect cells) will be favourably looked upon.

Terms of appointment

This position is available for 2 years in a full time capacity. Salary is HEW 5 – HEW 6 ($70,971 – 89,108), depending on experience. Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

General enquiries can be directed to Dr Bernhard Lechtenberg - lechtenberg.b@wehi.edu.au

A position description is available.

How to apply

Please email your application including cover letter, CV and a letter addressing the key selection criteria in pdf format to jobapplications@wehi.edu.au, quoting reference WEHI/DABL in the subject line.

Application closing date:  Tuesday 28 October 2019

At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment.  We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support female laboratory heads

About the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute

The Institute is one of Australia’s leading biomedical research organisations, with a strong national and international reputation for performing highly influential basic and translational research.  With more than 1,100 staff and students, the Institute is addressing some of the major health challenges of our time, with a focus on cancer, infection, inflammation, immune disorders, development and ageing.

About the position

The role of Research Assistant is to contribute to the research effort and further develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects within the research program to which they are appointed.

The appointee will contribute to a highly collaborative multi-disciplinary research effort involving multiple laboratories in the Ubiquitin Signalling Division.

Selection Criteria

The appointee will have a relevant Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) qualification or equivalent and a broad range of protein biochemical skills (e.g. cloning, recombinant expression in bacteria, purification using AKTA systems). Demonstrated ability and potential for excellence and productivity in research is essential. A good academic record and achievements is a further requirement.

Experience in drug discovery is desirable. Experience in characterising small molecule–protein interactions will be highly regarded. Experience in protein ubiquitination and protein expression in other systems (insect cells) will be favourably looked upon.

Terms of appointment

This position is available for 2 years in a full time capacity. Salary is HEW 5 – HEW 6 ($70,971 – 89,108), depending on experience. Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

General enquiries can be directed to Dr Bernhard Lechtenberg - lechtenberg.b@wehi.edu.au

A position description is available.

How to apply

Please email your application including cover letter, CV and a letter addressing the key selection criteria in pdf format to jobapplications@wehi.edu.au, quoting reference WEHI/DABL in the subject line.

Application closing date:  Tuesday 28 October 2019

At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment.  We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support female laboratory heads

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