Stafford Fox Senior Research Fellow - Motor Neuron Disease
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
January 3, 2018
111176.00 - 128194.00
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Attractive salary and benefits
Based in Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
Salary A$111,176 - A$128,194
An excellent opportunity is available for an outstanding and highly motivated individual to join a large team of enthusiastic researchers as a Stafford Fox Senior Research Fellow within the Motor Neuron Disease Laboratory at our Parkville facility. This individual will primarily be responsible for management and execution of research projects involving in vitro, animal and MND patient-based models, in addition to their own independent research program. The successful applicant will play an important role in research grant applications, publications, mentoring of postdoctoral researchers and supervision of postgraduate students.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in neuroscience with relevant expertise in molecular and cellular biology and/or animal models, and at least 5 years postdoctoral experience in MND research. Candidates require an established track record in obtaining national and/or international competitive peer-reviewed research funding and publications in the MND field as lead investigator.
A full position description is available from www.florey.edu.au/careers and applicants who meet the above criteria should ‘apply now’ for this position addressing the Selection Criteria in the cover letter by no later than 5pm on 3rd February 2018. The apropriate Australian visa will be offerred to the successful candidate if applicable.
Additional Salary Information: plus generous salary sacrificing options and superannuation of 14%/17%
About The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
One in five Australians is affected by a brain disorder each year. The Florey employs more than 400 people who are passionately committed to researching the way the brain works. We are internationally renowned for our discoveries and research on the central nervous system and associated brain disorders. Key areas of interest include addiction, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, depressio...n, epilepsy, Huntington’s disease, motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, stroke and traumatic and spinal cord injury.