Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in University of Queensland, Australia

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, Australia offers postdoctoral research position on biomaterial engineering, candidate having PhD in the area of biotechnology, biochemistry or bioengineering can apply for this position online.

About- The University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is a dynamic multi-disciplinary research institute dedicated to developing technology to alleviate societal problems in the areas of health, energy, manufacturing and environmental sustainability. AIBN brings together the skills of more than 450 world-class researchers complimented by an extensive suite of integrated facilities, working at the intersection of biology, chemistry, engineering and computer modelling. With a reputation for delivering translational science, AIBN conducts research at the forefront of emerging technologies, and has developed strong collaborations with leading members of industry, academia and government. AIBN goes beyond basic research to develop the growth of innovative industries for the benefit of the Queensland and Australian economies.

Research/Job area– Biotechnology, biochemistry or bioengineering

Location- The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, Australia

Eligibility/Qualification- Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of biotechnology, biochemistry or bioengineering. You should have demonstrated expert knowledge and skills in the area of biomaterial engineering and its applications. Also essential for this role is demonstrated teaching skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and evidence of contributions to research such as publications, international scientific presentations and successful external grant applications.

Job/Position Description- The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be responsible for developing a research program in the design, biosynthesis and characterisation of smart biomaterials for medical applications. The successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary research program, led by Professor Alan Rowan (AIBN) and Professor Linda Lua (UQ Protein Expression Facility), that brings together the expertise of bioinspired polymers, supramolecular self-assembly, protein and bioprocess engineering, and macromolecular assemblies. You will perform research in the area of advanced biomaterial engineering and production, including molecular design, scale-up protein production, and functional and biophysical characterisation of proteins, to develop platform capabilities for efficient production of self-assembling protein complexes. The successful candidate is expected to publish in high-quality research journals, participate in applications for external research funding and contribute to the research training of students.

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for two (2) years at Research Academic Level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,545 – $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $95,408 – $102,416 p.a.).

How to Apply- To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

For Contact- To discuss this role please contact Professor Linda Lua [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– Tuesday, 29 May 2018 at 11:55pm E. Australia Standard Time

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