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Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer/Breast Cancer/Genomic Instability/Cell Biology: Brisbane, Australia

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute was established in 2007 as the sixth research institute of The University of Queensland. The aim of the Institute is to develop a better understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of disease, and to translate that understanding into practical outcomes for patients. Based at the Translational Research Institute (TRI) at the Princess Alexandra Hospital teaching campus in Brisbane, the Institute has more than 300 researchers and students who work closely with clinicians in the areas of cancer, immunology and genomic medicine. UQDI is the largest partner in TRI and is building major programs in Immunology, Cancer and Genomic Medicine research, with a particular focus on research aimed at development of new treatments. Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the Institute's web site at

The Project
The successful applicant will conduct interdisciplinary cancer research in the laboratory for a period of 3 years, starting 1 January 2016. The laboratory has a broad interest in translational cancer research (in particular breast cancer), genomic instability, cell cycle regulation and cell biology.

The Candidate
We are seeking candidates who:
- Either hold a PhD degree awarded after 30 June 2010 or will have submitted their PhD thesis by 31 December 2015;
- Have a strong, internationally competitive track record in research in the fields of cancer biology, genomic instability, genetics, genomics, cell biology or cell cycle regulation.

The salary will be in the range of AU$74,042.83 to AU$82,510.25, excluding superannuation, and in accordance with university policy.

For further information, please contact Dr Pascal Duijf (

How to Apply
To be considered, please strictly adhere to the following. Please submit 1 (one) pdf file no larger than 10MB as an attachment to an email to Dr Pascal Duijf ( In this one file please include, respectively:
- A cover letter, including the date or anticipated date of conferral of your PhD degree.
- Curriculum vitae (including, at a minimum: education and work history, publication list, list of honours, awards, scholarships, fellowships).
- Masters degree academic transcript, which lists GPA grades.

Closing Date
Please note that the application deadline is 15 April 2015.

Australian and non-Australian citizens are welcome to apply. If needed, the successful applicant will be assisted with the application for an Australian visa. Please do not submit applications via Nature Jobs, as we are unfortunately unable to assess them. Thank you for your interest in this position….

Don't forget to mention Naturejobs when applying.

Job details

Employer:The University of Queensland


Location:University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Translational Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia

Expires:April 15, 2015

Job type:Postdoctoral


Qualifications:Postgraduate - Doctorate/PhD

Employment type:Contract

Job hours:Full-time

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