Call for Expressions of Interest

Interim Deputy Director (Life Sciences) at Sydney Microscopy & Microanalysis (SMM)

This is a unique development and leadership opportunity for a microscopy-focussed academic to contribute to the direction of life sciences, biomedical and biological research using high-end microscopy instrumentation. SMM is seeking Expressions of Interest for the position of Interim Deputy Director (Life Sciences).

In this role you will work closely with the Director, Laboratory Manager and Life Sciences technical team to ensure that the SMM staff and instrumentation are geared to serve as a world-class user facility for microscopy-based research. You will also work with colleagues across faculties to ensure SMM’s resources are well positioned to serve the University’s teaching and research agenda in life science and technology across the Madsen, Brain and Mind Centre (BMC) and Charles Perkins Centre (CPC) nodes. You will provide high-level scientific support to the SMM user community in the life sciences to facilitate world-class research outcomes. You may also be asked to represent SMM at various University and external meetings and events.

The Interim Deputy Director (Life Sciences) should hold a current academic appointment at the University of Sydney and be available and prepared to commit between half to 1 day per week to this role. The appointment is available immediately and is required until 28 October 2016. A personal loading is payable.

EoI’s should include a one-page statement of the applicant's suitability and vision for the role, along with a current CV and contact details of 2 referees.

Please send your Expressions of Interest to Professor Julie Cairney, Director (SMM) at by COB Friday 11 March 2016.


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