Postdoc jobs available in the lab

These applications are now closed, but if you have experience in bacterial population genomics or microbiome work and are interested in joining the lab, please get in touch.

We are currently advertising two new positions in the lab, based at the University of Melbourne. Feel free to contact me if you would like more information or to discuss which position may suit you best.

(1) Research Fellow (postdoc or RA) – NHMRC funded

Salary: $62,973 – $85,452 p.a. (*PhD Entry Level $79,609 p.a.) plus 9.5% superannuation  

This position is for a research assistant or postdoctoral researcher who will use bioinformatics and genomic analysis to investigate bacterial pathogens. The appointee will develop and apply phylogenetic, statistical and/or computational analyses to study the evolution and gene regulation of E. coli and other bacterial pathogens. They will have the opportunity to contribute to and develop related projects within the research group, and produce high impact publications.

Close date:   6 Apr 2015 (extended from 19 Mar 2015

Note this is advertised for 1 year but there will be opportunities to extend.

For position description and to apply online, see http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/885526/research-fellow

(2) Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Wellcome Trust funded

Salary: $62,973* – $85,452 p.a. (*PhD Entry Level $79,609 p.a.) plus 9.5% superannuation  

This position is for a postdoctoral researcher to join an international research team working together to understand and control typhoid fever. The position is based in the Holt lab (http://holtlab.net) at the University of Melbourne and is funded by the Wellcome Trust Strategic Award: “A strategic vision to drive the control of enteric fever through vaccination”, led by the University of Oxford and joined by collaborating research groups at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, University of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Yale University, Princeton University and partner labs in typhoid-endemic areas of Africa and Asia.

Close date:  6 Apr 2015 (extended from 19 Mar 2015)

Note the position is initially for 2 years with the potential for extension.

For position description and to apply online, see http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/885527/research-fellow

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