POSTDOC positions (3) in QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA

Bill Warren bill.warren at jcu.edu.au
Wed Dec 11 09:24:22 EST 2002


The Faculty of Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences at the James Cook 
University is seeking energetic individuals to fill the following positions at 
our Townsville, North Queensland Campus: 

POSTDOCTORAL SCIENTISTS – COMPARATIVE GENOMICS CENTRE (3 positions) 

DROSOPHILLA GENETICS GROUP  Ref No: 2192 
The Drosophila Genetics Group within the Centre is seeking a qualified 
postdoctoral scientist to conduct cellular, molecular and genetic studies into 
the origins of aneuploidy and chromosome mis-segregation. Prior experience in 
Drosophila genetics or cell biology will be highly regarded. Outstanding 
written and verbal communication skills are essential 
Enquiries to: Dr Bill Warren email: Bill.Warren at jcu.edu.au 
Employment Type: The position is funded by an external grant for two years, 
with the possibility of renewal. 

AUTOIMMUNITY RESEARCH GROUP Ref No: 2190 
The appointee will join the Autoimmunity Research Group within the Centre to 
study the immunogenetics of NKT cells, an immunoregulatory lymphocyte 
population, which modulates susceptibility to cancers, infections and 
autoimmune disease. Experience with recombinant DNA technology, a reasonable 
publication record and good organisation and communication skills are 
essential. Further details are available on 
http://www.jcu.edu.au/fmhms/school/pms/CGC/CGC_HP.html 
Enquires to: Professor Alan Baxter email: Alan.Baxter at jcu.edu.au 
Employment Type: The position is funded by an NHRMC grant for three years, with 
the possibility of renewal 

BIOCHEMIC AND GENETIC CHARACTERISATION Ref No: 2191 
The appointee will join the Coral Genome Group within the Centre. The primary 
focus of the position will be biochemical and genetic characterisation of genes 
likely to be involved in neural specification and patterning of “primitive” 
animals, with the aim of better understanding their origins in mammals and 
flies. Prior experience in the developmental genetics of any eukaryotic model 
organism or in vitro transcription factor analysis would be advantageous. 
Enquiries to: Dr David Miller email: David.Miller at jcu.edu.au 
Employment Type: The position is funded by ARC and is initially for three years 
with a possibility for renewal. 

Further details are available on 
http://www.jcu.edu.au/fmhms/school/pms/CGC/CGC_HP.html 

Salary:  - Academic Level  A/B - A$37,036 - $61,972 per annum. Benefits include 
employer superannuation contribution and attractive options for salary 
packaging. 

Information packages including selection criteria and application procedures 
may be obtained from http://jobs.jcu.edu.au/ or by contacting the Recruitment 
Officer Faculty of Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences, James Cook 
University, Townsville Qld 4811. Telephone (07) 4781 6209; Facsimile: (07) 4781 
4644; email Adele.Goalder at jcu.edu.au 

Applications close on 10th January 2002. Please quote reference number. 
Equal Opportunity in Employment is University Policy. 
The University reserves the right to invite applications or not to make an 
appointment. 


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