The successful applicant will establish and lead an independent research program in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, located within the Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, in any one of the following research areas; molecular cell biology, structural biology, protein biochemistry, molecular immunology and cellular imaging. Preference will be for applicants who seek to define the molecular basis of disease mechanisms or host-pathogen interactions. The successful applicant will be a recognized scholar as evidenced by high quality publications, capacity to attract research funding and presentations at conferences.
-PhD in Biochemistry or related discipline with substantial postdoctoral experience. Demonstrated research excellence in relation to career stage. -An excellent record of publication in refereed international journals which demonstrates an ability to undertake independent programs of original research -A strong record of research funding from independent government and/or commercial sources. -Ability to collaborate effectively with researchers in cognate disciplines Capacity to enhance existing research programs through collaboration with current staff of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute. -Demonstrable ability to supervise and train Honours and Graduate students Strong inter-personal, written and verbal communication skills. -Ability to work independently as well as collegially as a member of a team