About the role
This position provides the opportunity for a mid-career or established researcher to lead the Mast Cell Laboratory at the Centre for Cancer Biology, which undertakes research which focuses on the regulation of allergic inflammation and skin cancer development, with an emphasis on mast cells and other cells in the immune system and soluble mediators that contribute to pathology.
Skills and Experience
You will hold a postdoctoral qualification combined with expertise in allergic inflammation, and ideally in mast cell function. A strong publication record, demonstrated success in attracting significant competitive research grant funding combined with the ability to communicate research findings to a variety of audiences is essential. You will also have strong communication and collaborative skills suited to leadership, networking, teamwork and the supervision of students.
The level of appointment will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.
A University of Enterprise
The University of South Australia provides an exciting and dynamic environment for teaching and research that continually extends the boundaries of knowledge and its application. UniSA is committed to the creation and application of knowledge and is recognized internationally for its high quality applied and fundamental research.
The Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) is a Medical Research Institute (MRI) underpinned by an alliance between the University of South Australia and SA Pathology. The CCB boasts the largest concentration of cancer research in the state and is recognised as a hub for innovative science leading to breakthrough therapies. The CCB is jointly headed by Professors Angel Lopez and Sharad Kumar and currently hosts 22 full-time research group leaders and their teams. The CCB studies the fundamental causes of cancer in order to find new ways to prevent and treat the disease. The translation of new discoveries into clinical practice is strengthened by the co-localisation of the laboratories within a single MRI, and its integration with pathology and with the clinical services at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Benefits on offer
At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.
We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.
The University values the diversity of its staff and proactively promotes opportunities for outstanding female researchers.
Lodging your application
For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. For further information, please contact Katrina Gillespie, Senior Human Resources Consultant, on 8302 1193 or via email at email@example.com.
Applications close: 9.00 am Wednesday 18 January 2017
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained.
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