Research Officer - Structural Biology Division

Research Officer - Structural Biology Division

Application closing date: 
Mon, 11/03/2019 - 5:00pm

The position requires a Cellular Immunologist with proven skills in T-cell biology and a strong interest in cell-based cancer immunotherapies. The successful appointee will investigate a range of new structure-based chimeric antigen receptor designs in model systems and evaluate their potential as new therapeutics.

Selection Criteria

A PhD or equivalent is required.  The appointee will have experience tissue culture, flow cytometry and primary T-cell functional assays.  A keen interest in protein structure/function and receptor signalling is desirable.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work both independently and constructively within a team environment.  In addition, accurate recording of results and maintenance of laboratory resources and records is a key requirement.

Terms of appointment

This available for 1 year in the first instance.  Salary range is Academic Level A6 $88,201 – A8 $94,673.  Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

A position description is available

General enquiries can be directed to A/Prof Matt Call –

How to apply

Please email your application including cover letter, CV and a letter addressing the key selection criteria in pdf format to quoting reference WEHI/YSMC in the subject line.


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