Wednesday 26 October 2016

BABS is recruiting - academic positions available in bioinformatics, systems biology, medical genomics and biotechnology

The School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences (BABS) at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, is seeking to recruit world class scholars with outstanding and recognised research records in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Systems Biology or Medical Genomics.

Our School, located at the Kensington campus in Sydney, is part of the Faculty of Science. We have an international reputation in biotechnology, molecular and cellular biology, and microbiology. Particular areas of research strength within these fields include proteomics and genomics, gene regulation, metabolism,environmental microbiology and infectious diseases.

We currently have combined track (research and teaching) opportunities to join BABS as part of a strategic initiative in Systems level Biology and Genomics in the School. BABS hosts the Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics, which has world class facilities for sequencing and is arguably Australia’s premier facility for research genomics. BABS is also home to the Systems Biology Initiative, which is supported by high performance computing facilities, including national supercomputers. Our researchers also have access to outstanding proteomics and metabolomics facilities at the UNSW Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry Facility and the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre which provide state-of-the-art facilities and services for animal studies; in vivo and ex vivo preclinical imaging; flow cytometry; biochemical, biophysical and chemical analyses; and electron microscopy. We have collaborative links with the Garvan Institute, the Lowy Cancer Research Centre and other biomedical research organisations within and outside Sydney.

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About UNSW Australia

  • UNSW Australia is a research-intensive university ranked in the world’s top 50 (QS 2016)
  • Strong regional and global engagement improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society
  • The top university in the state of New South Wales in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia

UNSW is at the cutting edge of academia with a strong and growing international reputation. A global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world. The recently launched UNSW 2025 Strategy is an innovative, ambitious and altruistic agenda, reflecting a conviction across our University to achieve great things for society during the next decade.

Further details

Further details can be found here:

Any enquiries contact: Associate Professor Mark Tanaka

Applications close: Sunday 13 November 2016 (AEST)