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Research Officer 50142267

Apply now Job no: 552677
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Melbourne (Bundoora)
Categories: Research

  • Full time, fixed term (6 months) at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $63,521- $86,205 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation
  • Contribute to a roboust research culture of excellence

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

Join a high performing team in the Microbial Genetics laboratory led by Dr Steve Petrovski in the discipline of microbiology at La Trobe University. You will be engaged in a project funded by the Defence Science and Technology group working on developing bacterial sensors using bacteriophages in this rewarding and challenging role.

Skills & Experience

You will posses a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline, (preferably a PhD in microbiology (or equivalent) and demonstrated experience in molecular microbiology including gene cloning, working with bacteriophages and pathogenic bacteria and next generation DNA sequencing. Evidence of experience in research and evaluation and a record of contribution to publications, conference papers and/or reports, or professional or technical contributions is essential to be considered for this role.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits


How to Apply

Closing date:  9th of July

Position Enquiries: Steve Petrovski 9479 2397

Position Description below:

 Download File Level A Research Position Description.docx

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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