Strengthening research capacity

EVIMalaR - Group Leader position at Monash University, Australia

27 August 2014

Group Leader: Molecular and Cellular Microbiology 


The Opportunity

The Department of Microbiology comprises of 12 research groups with a focus on understanding the molecular and cellular biology of pathogens encompassing parasites, bacteria and viruses, and elucidating the molecular mechanisms that underlie host-pathogen interactions. We are intent on providing a strong biological knowledge base for translational outcomes aimed at improving health. Our collective and highly collaborative research effort is underpinned by outstanding research infrastructure for imaging, structural biology, proteomics, genomics and bioinformatics.

As part of our strategic development, the Department is seeking Group Leaders for appointment at Levels C (Senior Lecturer), D (Associate Professor) or E (Professor). Applicants must have (i) an outstanding track record of research achievement relative to career stage with evidence of publications in the best international journals.and (ii) an exciting and innovative research vision.

We aim at developing a research program that integrates microbial pathogenesis, genetics and genomics with systems biology and chemical biology. Successful applicants will be offered an attractive salary package and highly supportive laboratory establishment and start-up funds, and will receive strong institutional support and leverage to succeed with grant and fellowship applications.

Expressions of interest, comprising a cover letter, CV and summary of proposed research (2 pages maximum) should be submitted as part of your application.


Informal enquiries can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Christian Doerig christian [dot] doerig [at] monash [dot] edu

Closing Date: Sunday 31st August 2014

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