Postdoc position – Based at Doherty Centre, Uni of Melb

Original job advert here.

The ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment (CMBE) brings together medical, biological, population health, psychological and environmental sciences in six schools:  The ANU Medical School, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Population Health, and the Research School of Psychology. Together the schools integrate high level research with a research-led curriculum that encompasses all of these different areas.

This position is a postdoctoral position at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the Research School of Population Health, Australian National University. The position will be located at the Microbiological Diagnostic Unit at the Doherty Centre, within the University of Melbourne. The position will support participation in a European Union funded grant—COMPARE—that will track foodborne and other zoonotic diseases through Europe using genomic methods, along with Australian surveillance initiatives using genomics. The successful candidate will be a recent PhD graduates in genomic epidemiology of foodborne pathogens looking to develop their research career with an international team of researchers. The position will provide the opportunity to advance their own research agenda, assist in teaching and supervision, and establish national and international collaborative networks.

For further information please contact A/Prof Martyn Kirk E: T: (02) 6125-5609
The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Advertised: 13 May 2016 09:00:00 AM Aus. Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 05 Jun 2016 11:55:00 PM Aus. Eastern Standard Time

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