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The Australian National University

Postdoctoral Fellow

Apply now Job no: 515629
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level A

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $68,307 - $86,646 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term, Three (3) years with a possibility of extension

Position overview

The ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment (CMBE) brings together medical, biological, population health, psychological and environmental sciences in six schools: The ANU Medical School, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Population Health, and the Research School of Psychology. Together the schools integrate high level research with a research-led curriculum that encompasses all of these different areas.

A Post-Doctoral Fellowship is available to work with Professor Philip Board investigating the mechanism by which glutathione transferase Omega 1 (GSTO1-1) regulates inflammatory responses, and testing novel compounds as GSTO1-1 inhibitors.

The applicant will need experience in enzyme purification and assay techniques and general experience in proteomics. In addition, experience in tissue culture, cytokine assays and experimental procedures in mice would be an advantage.

The applicant will be expected to contribute to experimental design and the preparation of publications arising from the research. The applicant will be involved in the operation of advanced laboratory equipment and will be expected to contribute to the organization and smooth running of the laboratory. When required, the applicant will be expected to attend meetings and seminars in the Department.

It is expected that the applicant will have been awarded a PhD and have experience in a relevant area of research.

For further information, please contact Professor Philip Board. 
P. 02 6125 4714

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information:

 In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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