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Postdoctoral Fellow

  • 556402
  • Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Continuing (Contingent Funded)
  • Closing at: Aug 4 2024 at 23:55 AEST

Classification: Academic Level A
Salary package: $82,936 - $104,099 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded), funded for 2 years

Working at ANU
This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely,
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements,
  • Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus,
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

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A Diverse and Inclusive Team
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ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Position
This is a key role in a friendly, motivated team undertaking independent research in the area of peptide chemistry under the broad direction of Professor Malins with a view to publishing original and innovative results in refereed journals. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be working on the project "Peptide Therapeutics: Next-Generation Antibiotics, Antimalarials and Anticancer Agents" funded by the Snow Medical Research Foundation.

The Person
We are looking for an academic with experience in organic synthesis and peptide chemistry, and demonstrated research experience in each of the following:

  • Organic synthesis, including reaction design, implementation, purification and analysis
  • Peptide and protein synthesis
  • Electro-organic synthesis, specifically for the modification of peptides
  • Peptide-based materials
  • Spectroscopic techniques (NMR, IR, mass spectrometry, LC-MS, HPLC)

We are looking for someone who likes challenging problems and encourages team members and colleagues to workshop effective solutions. 

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Research School of Chemistry here.

For more information about the position please contact Professor Lara Malins on T: +61 2 6125 9106 E: lara.malins@anu.edu.au

To Apply
To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • No more than a two-page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

The committee may consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: hr.cos@anu.edu.au. Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not having any bearing on hiring decisions.

For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

 

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