Research Officer / Research Fellow

All UK vacanciesAcademic or ResearchResearch Officer / Research Fellow

Physical and Environmental Sciences,Chemistry

Short info about job

Salary: AU$63,521 to AU$107,758
£38,906.61 to £66,001.78 converted salary* plus up to 17% superannuation

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1364 6506072

Fax: +44-1555 5531311

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Research Officer / Research Fellow. Terms and conditions vacancy

Summary: Support the development of next generation Click Chemistry, collaborating with scientists in Australasia, USA, Europe and Asia.

  • Help to establish a world-class research programme at La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS)
  • Full time, fixed term position based at our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $63,521 - $107,758 plus up to 17% superannuation

About La TrobeLa 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. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  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 role 

Level A

The research project will involve developing next generation Click Chemistry in collaboration with a number of scientists in Australasia, USA, Europe and Asia. The researcher will contribute to the work of the laboratory, conducting and publishing high quality and high impact research with limited supervision. They may be required to assist in the supervision of research students and participate in professional activities including presenting at conferences and seminars. They will help support day-to-day operations of the laboratory and may also undertake some teaching related activities for undergraduate students. 

Level B

The level B role will involve many of the same tasks as the level A role, but these will be undertaken with a higher level of independence , contribution and leadership. In addition, the researcher will be required to supervise postgraduate students and to prepare research proposal submissions for external funding sources. They may also be required to design, coordinate and teach subjects to undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students. 

Skills & Experience 

Level A

To be considered for this role you will have completed a PhD in Organic Chemistry. Experience in synthetic chemistry research and evaluation is essential. You will have a record of significant contributions to publications and have experience with the generation, analysis and modelling of data. You will also possess strong communication and personal management skills. 

Level B

The level B role will have the skills, experience and qualifications listed for the level A position,  coupled with advanced postdoctoral research experience, strong analytical, and organisational skills are also essential. You will also be capable of liaising with a range of collaborators and industry partners both nationally and internationally. 

Please refer to the Position Description(s) for other skills and experience required for this role. 

BenefitsPlease click on this link for a full list of Benefits 

How to Apply

Closing date: Wednesday 13 September 2017 

Position Enquiries: John Moses, Professor - Organic Chemistry, Chemistry and Physics Melbourne +61 3 9479 6307 / Email: [email protected]     /   www.moseslabs.comPlease address Key Selection Criteria fwithin the position description and attach these with your application.

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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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Kerryn Harbert, Recruitment Advisor +61 3 9479 1623.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job no (552783) under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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