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Senior Biomedical Research Scientist (Senior Research Officer/fellow)

St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Job Description

Position Title: Senior Biomedical Research Scientist (Senior Research Officer/Fellow)

Employment Type: Full Time (Max Term) 12 months

Hours per week: 38

Position Grade: HSM 2

Salary: $100,060.36-$111,857.43

Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Health Employees Agreement 2019

Department Name: Blood, Stem Cell and Cancer Research Program - AMR

Position Summary

A senior post-doctoral scientist with cellular and molecular biology and/or NGS population genetics experience is invited to apply to join the Blood, Stem Cell and Cancer Research Program of Professor David Ma in the St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research (AMR).

Our program focuses on the effects of biological ageing on haematopoietic stem cells, how this drives disease, and how they can be targeted therapeutically. This multifaceted research program therefore requires a motivated scientist with some or all of the following expertise: population genetics (including targeted NGS/bioinformatics for large population cohorts), stem cell biology (induced pluripotent stem cell and/or haematopoietic stem cell biology, CRISPR-based gene editing, flow cytometry), drug testing (including low and high-throughput screening), and the use of in vivo models (drug treatment and/or stem cell xenotransplantation), with the eventual goal of translating findings into clinical practice. The successful candidate will be expected to work in a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and clinicians and have a track record of relevant publications as a key author. Experience in successful grant applications will be highly regarded.

The position is available for 12 months with the likelihood of renewal. Salary and conditions will be in accordance with qualification and experience.

All applicants are required to address the Selection Criteria in their application.

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020_017. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

Application Instructions

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.

When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.

Selection Criteria

  • PhD in biomedical or life sciences from a recognized tertiary organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in some or all of the skills and techniques listed in the Position Summary.
  • General biomedical statistics experience, including clinical correlations, survival analyses, regression models, and/or epidemiology also desirable.
  • Ability to write journal articles, grant applications and reports and supervise students as required.
  • Demonstrated communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and computer literacy.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a diverse and multidisciplinary team and to work unsupervised.
  • Demonstrated commitment to own personal and professional development and to workplace health and safety.
  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries.
An example on how to address the selection criteria is provided in the link below in order to assist you with completing your application.

Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled.

Enquiries: Dr Tim Molloy on 83824927 or Dr Helen Tao 9355 5682

To Apply: Address all applications to Prof David Ma and apply online at http://www.careersatsvmhs.com.au/svh or via www.seek.com.au

***Please note that the job posting will come down from career sites at 11:59pm the day before the job posting end date***

Review The Following Documents

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:

JR111188_SVHS - How to address the Selection Critieria.pdf

Job Demands Checklist

Position Description

Contact Details

Dr Tim Molloy, 83824927

Alternate Contact

Dr Helen Tao, 93555682

Closing Date

15 February 2021 11:59pm

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Sydney, NSW

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