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Position: Research Officer
Institution: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Department: Molecular Genetics of Cancer
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Duties: The Postdoctoral Scientist will work within the Molecular Genetics of Cancer Division to investigate viral and cellular factors that contribute to EBV-associated Extra Nodal NK/T cell lymphomas, with an emphasis on dysregulation of cell death pathways. The role demands a strong background in Epstein-Barr virology, Molecular Biology and Tissue culture of human lymphoma cell lines
Requirements: The successful candidate will possess a PhD in Molecular Biology or Virology and have experience in a variety of Molecular Biology techniques in areas such as tissue culture, high throughput drug screening and lentiviral technology. Experience in Flow Cytometry will be considered favourably. It will be expected that the suitable candidate has demonstrated the ability and potential for excellence and productivity in research and be able to show relevant research experience that has contributed to publications and conference papers
   
Text: Research Officer (Strasser Laboratory) Application closing date: Mon, 27/08/2018 - 5:00pm About the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research is Australia's oldest medical research institute. Based in the heart of Melbourne's biomedical precinct in Parkville, the Institute has more than 800 researchers who are working to understand, prevent and treat diseases including cancer, infectious diseases and immune disorders. More than 100 national and international clinical trials are underway based on research undertaken at the Institute. About the position The Postdoctoral Scientist will work within the Molecular Genetics of Cancer Division to investigate viral and cellular factors that contribute to EBV-associated Extra Nodal NK/T cell lymphomas, with an emphasis on dysregulation of cell death pathways. The successful applicant will be responsible for driving their own research project whilst collaborating with colleagues within the Division on other research projects. The role demands a strong background in Epstein-Barr virology, Molecular Biology and Tissue culture of human lymphoma cell lines. The successful applicant should be self-motivated, able to work in a team and able to operate with minimal supervision under the general direction of the Senior Post-Doctoral Scientist/Laboratory Head. Selection Criteria The successful candidate will possess a PhD in Molecular Biology or Virology and have experience in a variety of Molecular Biology techniques in areas such as tissue culture, high throughput drug screening and lentiviral technology. Experience in Flow Cytometry will be considered favourably. It will be expected that the suitable candidate has demonstrated the ability and potential for excellence and productivity in research and be able to show relevant research experience that has contributed to publications and conference papers. Terms of appointment The position is available for a period of 12 months in the first instance. Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available. A position description is available . General enquiries can be directed to Gemma Kelly . 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/CAROGK in the subject line. 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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