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Post-doctoral position in Melbourne/Australia

04 February 2019

Post-doctoral position in Melbourne/Australia

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An excellent opportunity is available for a highly motivated individual to join an outstanding team of scientists and staff, and work within the Synapse Biology and Cognition Laboratory at our Parkville facility.

The candidate will be responsible for leading and developing programs of research involving experimental design, planning and execution, and staff/student training. Other duties include contributing to the preparation and submission of scientific manuscripts and university level safety and ethics approvals. The candidate will also be involved in laboratory maintenance and other lab-based techniques.

The successful candidate will have:

• Doctoral degree in biological science (or equivalent),
• Demonstrated experience in the development of peer-reviewed publications, conference papers, grant and ethics applications,
• Knowledge and experience of histological techniques and fluorescent confocal microscopy.
• Skills in small animal handling is desirable.

For more information and to view the position description please visit our web site at

The salary on offer is in the range of A$82,086 - A$88,116 commensurate with experience, plus generous superannuation and salary packaging options.

Applicants who meet the criteria listed in the Position Description should submit an application via email by no later than 22 February 2019. Email:

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Closing date:
Contract length:
3 years
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Synapse Biology and Cognition Laboratory

Contact Information

Jess Nithianantharajah
Kenneth Myer Building
30 Royal Parade
Parkville VIC 3054

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