In March 2008, Australia accepted an invitation to become the first associate member of the renowned European Molecular Biology Laboratory. 

EMBL Australia was launched in 2010 to take full advantage of this unique membership, with the goal of strengthening Australia’s global position in life sciences with a research model that is new to Australia—focusing on nurturing early-career scientists and making the most of Australia’s scientific infrastructure. You can view job vacancies at EMBL Heidelberg office.


Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Systems Biology/Bioinformatics (Lynn Group at SAHMRI, Adelaide)

Areas of research: Computational Systems Biology/Bioinformatics.

An exciting opportunity now exists for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Systems Biology/Bioinformatics in the Lynn Group, at The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), in Adelaide, Australia.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in bioinformatics/computational biology (or in a related discipline) and a clear track record in the field, as evidenced by publications in international peer-reviewed journals.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in at least some of the following areas: network/systems biology; using statistical approaches to relate high-throughput genomics data to clinical phenotypes; next-generation sequencing data analysis; metagenomics.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team that includes both computational biologists and wet-lab scientists investigating the immune system and cancer from a systems biology perspective - knowledge of immunology/cancer biology would be an advantage.

Prior postdoctoral experience would also be an asset, but exceptional recent PhD graduates will also be considered. The ability to work as part of a team and to manage multiple different projects simultaneously is essential.

An initial 2-year full-time contract is available, potentially renewable subject to performance and availability of funding.

For more information and to apply, see the SAHMRI website

Closing date: Applications close at 5pm on 9 February 2018 (AEST).


Postdoctoral Fellow in Structural Biology (Davidovich Group at Monash University, Melbourne)

Area of research: Structural Biology.

We are looking for a highly motivated scientist with an excellent track record to study the structural basis for epigenetic repression.

We are developing methods for the reconstruction and structure-function study of chromatin and large epigenetic modifier complexes in vitro.

We have on-site access to state-of-the art cryo-EM facilities at Monash University (including Titan Krios and Talos Arctica electron microscopes), advanced mass spectroscopy facilities, high-performance computing (HPC) clusters, and we are located just across the road from the Australian Synchrotron: a walking distance from world-class beamlines for X-ray crystallography and SAXS. 

For more information and to apply, see the Davidovich Lab website


Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular and Cell Biology (Davidovich Group at Monash University, Melbourne)

Areas of research: Molecular and Cell Biology.

We are looking for a highly motivated scientist with an excellent track record to study the molecular mechanism for epigenetic repression in mammalian cells. 

We have on-site access to electron and light microscopy facilities, an excellent proteomics platform (mass spectroscopy), functional genomic platform for forward genetic screens using gRNA or siRNA libraries, next-generation sequencing and high-performance computing (HPC) cluster for bioinformatics and imaging. 

For more information and to apply, see the Davidovich Lab website

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