First listed on: 13 February 2020

  • Enjoy work and life balance with a 36.25 hour working week plus 5 weeks annual leave per annum
  • Generous employer salary packaging options with 17% employer superannuation contributions


JCU Cairns are offering a full time, one year fixed term appointment for a Senior Research Worker (HEWL 6 $75,723 - $82,015) within the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM).


What you can accomplish in the role

This exciting, new opportunity enables you to work alongside world-leading researchers in a laboratory at the JCU Cairns campus with a focus on the development of peptide-based therapeutics. This includes peptide synthesis, purification and characterization including structural studies and in vitro biological assays.


Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine

The Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) is building a world leading health and medical research institute, dedicated to solving problems of major importance to tropical Australia, South East Asia, the Pacific and the Tropics worldwide, leading to improvements in health outcomes and health service delivery and contributing to growing prosperity in the region.


What you will bring to the role

To ensure your success in the role, you will have skills in peptide synthesis, mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy and structural studies, as well as familiarity with cell assays. You will bring a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Science or Applied Science with extensive experience in peptide chemistry and cell culture or an equivalent combination of experience in research and/or technical achievements and/or education/ training. Experience in vivo studies will be highly regarded however is not essential.


How to Apply

Visit the Careers at JCU website - vacancy reference 17067

Applications close 4th March 2020 at 5pm

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