Postdoctoral Fellow

Cytoskeleton and motor protein research

  • 1-Year, Full time Fixed-term opportunity (with possible extension up to 3 years)
  • Level A: $78K - $104K (+ 17% superannuation & leave loading)
  • Sydney, Australia based.

The role of Postdoctoral Fellow is an exciting opportunity to work closely with senior researchers and provide support across a number of ongoing projects in various areas of the research. The successful applicant will drive a research project in the Ananthanarayanan group, experimentally support other students and researchers in the group, help define and drive new research directions aligned with the overall goals of the group and the single molecule science unit.

Please refer to the position description for full details. Download File Level A - Postdoctoral Fellow - SOMS PD

Skills and Experience

  • PhD in bioengineering, cell biology, biophysics, or related discipline. Demonstrated experience in advanced light microscopy techniques, such as total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy and single-molecule/super-resolution microscopy. Demonstrated expertise in cell and tissue culture techniques.
  • Demonstrated expertise in protein depletion methodologies including siRNA or CRISPR.
  • Demonstrated expertise in cell biology, particularly cytoskeletal and motor protein biology, or cargo trafficking.
  • Demonstrated expertise in molecular biology techniques.
  • Proven track record in publishing scientific research papers and communicating research at national and international conferences via poster and/or oral presentations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of staff, students, management, collaborators and members of the public with relevant data analysis skills.
  • Proven ability in working effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team and in supervising technical staff and students.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact (For job related queries only):

Dr Vaishnavi Ananthanarayanan                E:

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