Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • New Year, new role

  • Collaborative and energetic team environment

  • Generous salary packaging benefits including salary packaging to $18,550

About the position

The position is within the Oncogenic Transcription laboratory, which is involved in basic and translational cancer research investigating the molecular basis for the development of cancers of the colon, stomach and biliary tract.

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will investigate the role of novel transcription factors and signaling molecules in driving the formation of gastrointestinal cancers using recently developed mouse models. The project will also involve the characterization of these factors using inducible cell line systems, CRISPR, and analysis primary tumour specimens. 

About you

To be considered for this role, you must have a PhD in a relevant scientific area with postdoctoral research experience preferred. Experience with mouse models is essential, with knowledge of GI cancer biology and experience in molecular biology, cell biology and genomics preferred.

The successful candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to think and work independently and also cooperatively, and will be expected to contribute directly to the preparation of grant applications and publications. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow must also possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

As an ONJCRI staff member, you will have access to generous benefits including salary packaging of $18,550 per annum.

To apply

Click here to download the position description. Please forward your cover letter and CV with 3 referee details, quoting the reference number ONJCRI-038/2018 to Professor John Mariadason via email at

Closing date for applications: 14 January 2019

Due to anticipated high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.