Free open Job in Australasia Group Leader – Division of Genetics and Genomics of Development and Disease at The University of Queensland

The Institute for Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland invites applications for up to four Group Leader positions within its Division of Genetics and Genomics of Development and Disease. The Division houses the southern hemispheres leading research program in complex trait genomics and is recognised globally for its work in identifying genetic determinants of rare and developmental diseases.

The Institute is one of Australia’s leading biosciences research institutes and is located in thriving Brisbane, ranked as one of the world’s most vibrant and liveable cities. It is home to more than 450 researchers, postgraduate students and support staff from more than 40 countries who work in partnership with their academic, industry and clinical colleagues around the world to advance knowledge in areas including pain, rare diseases, inflammation, superbug infection, cardiovascular disease, environmental research, drug discovery, cancer, diabetes, and reproductive health. The institute also has the capacity to translate new knowledge into drugs, diagnostics and technologies to prevent, detect and treat disease; and pursue opportunities in a range of biotechnology applications for health, industry and the environment.

The role: We are especially interested in candidates who are well versed in state-of-art technologies and whose work has a specific focus on the areas of cellular genomics, organismal genetics and genomics, bioinformatics or computational genomics that will extend and complement our existing research strengths.

The person: The successful candidates will have a demonstrable record of strong research productivity, an ability to develop an internationally competitive research program, and the capability to secure fellowship and grant support. We seek Group Leaders who are team players and will contribute to our research community, embracing equity, diversity and inclusion in higher education, with a strong commitment to mentoring.

Remuneration: This is a full-time five year appointment, with the possibility of extension, available at Academic Level C, Level D, or Level E (equivalent to Assistant Professor to Full Professor). The level of appointment and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, a highly competitive start-up package will be available to provide our new Group Leaders with the best possible support during their establishment at IMB.

The remuneration package for Level C will be AUD$115,131 – $132,753 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$134,704 – 155,322 p.a.).

The remuneration package for Level D will be AUD$138,627 – $152,726 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$162,194 – $178,689 p.a.).

The remuneration package for Level E will be AUD$178,571 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$208,929 p.a.).

Enquiries: To discuss this role please contact the Head of Division Professor Ben Hogan, email b.hogan@imb.uq.edu.au, or the Deputy Director Research Professor Ian Henderson, email i.henderson@uq.edu.au. For further details and information on how to apply go to http://jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/506844/group-leader-division-of-genetics-and-genomics-of-development-and-disease.

Applications close: 8 March 2019

Job no: 506844

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