Research Officer Or Fellow In Cell/Cancer Biology

at La Trobe University

  • Full-time, fixed term contract for 12 months with the possibility to extend up to two years
  • Located at the Bundoora Campus
  • $83,034 - $110,897 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the positions

We are looking for two Postdoctoral Researchers to join our team and develop projects in the laboratory relating to extracellular vesicle research. The key aspects to be fulfilled are undertaking original experimental research, aiding researchers and students in their research experiments, assisting with writing manuscripts and reports, and with the general running of the laboratory. You will join a highly motivated and skilled team in a well-equipped laboratory with access to world class facilities within the institute.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for these positions, you will have completed a PhD in a relevant discipline with research experience in biomedical sciences. You will have a record of publications, experience co-supervising and supervising students and the ability to liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders and collaborators both nationally and internationally.

Please refer to the Position Descriptions for other duties, skills and experience required for these positions.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 28 April 2019 by 11.55pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Professor Suresh Mathivanan, +61 3 9479 2565,

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1241 or

Position Descriptions below:

Download File PD - Level A - Research Officer - Cell_Cancer Biology.docx

Download File PD - Level B - Research Fellow - Cell_Cancer Biology.docx

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter indicating which level you are applying for;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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