Run your own Bioinformatics Laboratory with cutting edge scientists making ground breaking discoveries
World class research institute
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is one of the most respected heart research facilities in the world. A global centre-of-excellence, it conducts high quality research with an emphasis on the fundamental mechanisms of diseases. Key research areas include: bioinformatics, biophysics, cardio-genomics, cardiac electrophysiology, heart transplantation, stem cell and regenerative medicine, structural biology, and vascular biology.
We are seeking to hire a talented and enthusiastic individual as a Full Faculty member (Assistant or Associate Professor level) to lead an independent research laboratory in the area of bioinformatics, computational biology, statistical genetics or a related discipline that focuses on one or more of the following areas, closely linked with experimental science within the VCCRI: whole genome sequencing analysis, single-cell transcriptomics, disease gene discovery, drug discovery, biomedical imaging, metabolomics, structural biology, and systems biology.
The successful applicant will be expected to develop or continue a vigorous independent research program, secure and maintain extramural research funding, form collaborative projects with other faculty within the Institute and participate in graduate and postdoctoral training.
PhD/DPhil/MD in the fields of bioinformatics, computational biology, statistical genetics, or a related discipline.
Candidates will have an outstanding record of peer-reviewed publications, and evidence of leadership potential. Candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a strong interest in innovative and interdisciplinary research. Essential is a leadership style that promotes a co-operative culture throughout the Laboratory and that allows collaboration within the Institute and wider community.
What we offer:
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with your skills experience and qualifications. This position is appointed for a period of five years, renewable.
Generous start-up funds, laboratory and office space will be provided.
Eligibility for an academic appointment at the University of New South Wales
State of the art facilities
Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
Collaborative team environment
We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.
Come and work with us & help make a difference.
How to apply:
For further information about the role, please download an information pack - www.victorchang.edu.au
Interested applicants should apply to Ms Maria Voukenas, Head - Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide a CV, contact details of three referee's and an outline of their current and future research plans.