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If you're a bright, energetic, out-of-the-box thinker seeking a distinctive environment in which to flourish then the University of Canberra wants to hear from you.

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics

Apply now Job no: 494075
Work type: Academic
Location: Bruce
Categories: Research Only

The University of Canberra works with government, business and industry locally and internationally, challenging the status quo through the pursuit of better ways to teach, learn and research, serving our communities and the nation.

This is your chance to contribute to the remarkable success of this young University, ranked among the top 40 universities in the world under the age of 50 and has been placed in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

An exciting opportunity exists to join a successful research team as a Postdoctoral Fellow in bioinformatics in the Institute for Applied Ecology at the University of Canberra. The postdoctoral fellow will join a collaborative research team awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant to conduct a comprehensive study into sex determination in the central bearded dragon and will be responsible for driving the bioinformatic analyses and interpretation of transcriptomic and epigenomic data.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in bioinformatics or a similar field, along with demonstrated experience in analysing transcriptomic and epigenomic data.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer, offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on-site gym, on-site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Janine Deakin on 6201 8663 or via email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Wednesday 25 September 2019

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