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Postdoctoral Fellow- Cardiometabolic Disease

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Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post Doctoral Research Associate

About UNSW
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  • Full-time, fixed term role of 12 months with possibility of extension 
  • Remuneration: $80,476-$107,299(+ 17% super & leave loading)
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating with & learning from the best

Why Your Role Matters
The Post-Doctoral Fellow is expected to contribute towards the research effort of UNSW and to develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to their particular field of research.

Following the award of the MRFF Cardiovascular Mission grant, the Cardiometabolic Disease Research Group is engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research to investigate new nanoparticle-based anti-inflammatory therapies for treating cardiovascular disease.

The Post-Doctoral Fellow will perform both in vitro and in vivo experiments aimed at testing novel nanoparticle formulations for their ability to provide protection in relevant pre-clinical animal models of cardiovascular disease.

This role reports to Professor Kerry-Anne Rye & Professor Shane Thomas [KAR1] in the School of Medical Sciences and has no direct reports.

Please review the attached position description for full details.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • A PhD in biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, or related discipline and/or relevant work experience.
  • Experience in performing small animal surgery and experiments employing pre-clinical animal models of cardiovascular disease.
  • Proven commitment to proactively keeping up to date with discipline knowledge and developments.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake high quality academic research and conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and students


How to Apply: Please submit your application online before Sunday 21 August at 11:55pm.
CV & document addressing the skills & expertise bullet points as found in the position description. A copy of the Position Description is available on JOBS@UNSW.

Contact (for job related questions):
Professor Kerry-Anne Rye                                      E:  k.rye@unsw.edu.au


UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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