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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY

SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
REFERENCE NO. 2893/1214


A postdoctoral position in Solid State Chemistry is available to work under the guidance of Professor Brendan Kennedy and Associate Professor Chris Ling to investigate the structural and physical properties of transition metal oxides. The research will make extensive use of the neutron scattering facilities at ANSTO and some travel to the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne and other major facilities will be required. Sample preparation and other physical property characterisation will be conducted at the University of Sydney.

For further details, please visit the following link: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY

CLOSING DATE: 11:30pm (Sydney time) 12 February 2015


POSTGRADUATE TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS (UP TO SIX POSITIONS)

SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY
FACULTY OF SCIENCE


MUST BE ENROLLED IN A PHD (PREFERRED) OR MSC DEGREE IN THE SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

The School is currently seeking Honours graduates in all areas of Chemistry to take up six part-time (0.2 FTE) appointments at Associate Lectureship level. You must be enrolled in a PhD (preferred) or MSc degree in the School of Chemistry and the salary is in addition to scholarship funding. This world class Fellowship Program provides training and experience in tertiary teaching to outstanding postgraduate candidates with the aim of developing the next generation of Australian University academics.

For further details, please visit the following link: POSTGRADUATE TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS (UP TO SIX POSITIONS)

CLOSING DATE: 5:00pm (Sydney time) 2 February 2015


POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN SYNTHETIC INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

We are seeking a highly-motivated postdoctoral fellow in synthetic inorganic chemistry to work on Australian Research Council funded projects with Professor Trevor Hambley and Dr Elizabeth New.

You will develop new platinum-containing complexes to act as pro-drugs, and to aid in understanding of platinum drug metabolism. You must possess a PhD in synthetic inorganic chemistry. A strong background in inorganic synthesis is essential, and strong preference will be given to those applicants with experience in biological studies, as supported by a strong publication record. Experience in the preparation of platinum complexes, and in application of metal complexes to biological systems, would be a distinct advantage.

This is an opportunity to be involved in innovative research that will revolutionise the use of platinum complexes in chemotherapy.

The position is available from March 2015. The position is full-time fixed term for two years and subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Further offers may be available subject to funding, need and performance.

For further information and application instructions, please visit the University Recruitment website.

CLOSING DATE: 11:30pm (Sydney time) 23 January 2015


POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN CELLULAR BIOLOGY

We are seeking a highly-motivated postdoctoral fellow in cellular biology to work on Australian Research Council funded projects with Professor Trevor Hambley and Dr Elizabeth New.

You will study the interaction of platinum-containing complexes with biological systems. You must possess a PhD involving biological studies. A strong background in cell culture is essential, and strong preference will be given to those applicants with experience in studying the interactions of chemicals with biological systems, as supported by a strong publication record. Experience in chemical biology or biological chemistry would be a distinct advantage.

This is an opportunity to be involved in innovative research that will revolutionise the use of platinum complexes in chemotherapy.

The position is available from March 2015. The position is full-time fixed term for two years and is subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Further offers may be available subject to funding, need and performance.

For further information and application instructions, please visit the University Recruitment website.

CLOSING DATE: 11:30pm (Sydney time) 23 January 2015


The University of Sydney is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment for financial or other reasons.