Mittwoch, 6. Juni 2007

Research Officer/Senior Research Officer

Research Officer/Senior Research Officer in Structural Genomics
Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Australia

More details below:

The research group led by Professor Glenn King at the Institute for Molecular
Bioscience ( is focused on drug and insecticide
discovery and the implementation of high-throughput techniques for protein
structure determination using NMR spectroscopy.

The Role: The successful candidate will be the lead structural biologist in a
novel and ambitious structural and functional genomics initiative that aims
to provide the first complete structure-function overview of the venom
proteome of a venomous animal. The majority of NMR experiments will be
performed using a state-of-the-art cryoprobe-equipped 900 MHz NMR

The Person: Applicants should possess a PhD in structural biology,
biophysics, biochemistry, or protein chemistry and extensive practical
experience with elucidation of protein structures using 3D triple-resonance
NMR techniques.

Selection Criteria: The position description and selection criteria can be
obtained online (, or
by contacting Barb Clyde by phone (+61 7 3346 2121) or email

Remuneration: This position is a full-time, fixed term appointment at
Research Academic Level A for 30 months initially, with ongoing renewal
subject to funding. Appointment at Academic Level B will be considered for
outstanding candidates with appropriate experience and skills. The
remuneration package will be in the range of AUS $54,289 to $73,639 per annum
(Academic Level A) or AUS $77,515 to $92,048 per annum (Academic Level B),
which includes employer superannuation contributions of 17% (equivalent to a
401K plan in the USA). The appointment will be at a level commensurate with
the successful candidate?s experience.

Contact: For further details, contact Professor Glenn King by phone (+61 7
3346 2025) or email (

Submission of applications: Send applications, preferably by email
(, to the Human Resource Consultant, Institute for
Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072,

Closing Date for Applications: 1 July, 2007

Job Reference Number: 1124852