Research Fellow (Biochemistry – Signalling Network Laboratory)

Posted 2 years ago

Job No.: 630856

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $72,205 – $97,995 pa Level A (plus 10% employer superannuation)

    • Be inspired, every day
    • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
    • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Signalling Network Laboratory is seeking for a postdoctoral Research Fellow to undertake research focusing on the PEAK family of pseudokinase scaffold proteins, comprising PEAK1/SgK269, PEAK2/SgK223 and PEAK3. These scaffolds perform fundamental roles in regulating signalling in normal cells, with PEAK1 acting as a master regulator of EGFR signal output, and also have oncogenic functions in breast, colorectal, pancreatic and other cancers. The project will apply a multidisciplinary strategy, integrating signalling analyses, proteomics, computational modelling and both cell and synthetic biology to build a systems-level understanding of how the combinatorial interaction of PEAK family scaffolds generates diverse signals in order to specify particular biological endpoints. This will represent a fundamental breakthrough at the interface of cell biology and modelling of cell signalling networks.

As the successful candidate you will hold a doctoral qualification in cell biology or cell signalling or relevant discipline or a closely related field. Your knowledge and practical skills in the fields of mammalian cell biology and/or intracellular signal transduction paired with your analytical and manuscript preparation skills will be essential to this role.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to

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Professor Roger Daly, Head of Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, +61 3 9902 9301

Position Descriptio

Research Fellow (Biochemistry – Signalling Network Laboratory)

Closing Date

Thursday 5 May 2022, 11:55pm AEST

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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