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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Microbiology


Microbiology, immunology, and virology are exciting areas of research. As basic biological sciences, they are at the forefront of research into life processes.

The Role

Applications are invited from outstanding PhD-qualified candidates for this confirmation path (tenure-track) position within our research-driven department.

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to the academic excellence and diversity of the Department through research and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

We seek an appointee who:

* Will develop an independent research programme that complements existing research strengths in the department 
   or brings a new area of research to the department within the discipline of Microbiology.
* Has demonstrated excellence in research, as indicated by publication in reputable peer-reviewed journals.
* Has the ability to attract grant funding.
* Is able to teach across a broad range of Microbiology topics.

How to apply

Applications quoting reference number 1701514 will close on Monday, 2 October 2017.


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Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow 

Job no: 517861
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Academic Level A/B, Full-Time 
Salary package: $68,307 - $107,381 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term, 3 years
  • An exciting project investigating the role of innate immunity and inflammasomes in infectious diseases or cancer.
  • Opportunity to develop a range of skills from basic molecular biology to in vivo models.
  • Opportunity to mentor students and be mentored towards independence.

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.  

The Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow will work on an exciting project in the laboratory of Dr Si Ming Man at the John Curtin School of Medical Research. You will study the mechanisms regulating innate immune recognition of pathogens, how pattern-recognition receptors shape the overall immune response to infection and will also have an opportunity to study the molecular basis by which uncontrolled inflammation leads to the development of cancer (References: Man et al. Cell 2016;167:382-96; Man et al. Cell 2015;162:45-58. Man et al. Nature immunology 2015;16:467-75. Karki & Man et al Nature2016;540:583-587).

See our lab website for more information:

If you hold a PhD in immunology, microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related biomedical discipline, have evidence of your enthusiasm and productivity, and have experience with Immunoblotting, PCR, cloning, transfection, cell culture, bacterial and viral culture, and mouse handling, we would welcome an application from you.

For more information, please contact Dr Si Ming Man, Group Leader - The Man Group, T: 6125 6793 E:

 Applications close: 13 Sep 2017