POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW (ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE), Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria

Closing: 7 August 2018

Job no: 0045969
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

School of Agriculture and Food
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

Salary: $69,148* – $93,830 p.a. (*PhD Entry Level $87,415 p.a.) plus 9.5% superannuation

About the role: 

An exciting opportunity for recent PhD graduates in soil microbiology or environmental microbiology to carry out ARC Discovery Project aiming to understand the pathways of transmission of antimicrobial resistance in agro-ecosystems.

The position will be based in the School of Agriculture and Food, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, the University of Melbourne and will contribute to improve the Faculty’s research performance and postgraduate training.

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow is also expected to carry out appropriate statistical analyses, project report writing, paper manuscript preparation and the publication of research papers in relation to the research discipline. This role will provide the opportunity for professional growth and development, while supporting the teaching that addresses the major environmental issues of our time.

About Us:

The University of Melbourne has affirmed its position as the number one university in Australia, and remains among the fastest-rising research universities in the world’s top 100, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences provide over 20 courses and 300 subjects to approximately 3,500 equivalent full time students. The Faculty provides the only professional entry veterinary program in Victoria and the Bachelor of Agriculture is the fastest growing undergraduate degree in Australia. The University of Melbourne’s agriculture program is the largest in Victoria and ranked 36 in the world, whilst the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program was the first graduate veterinary professional entry program in Australia. The Faculty is ideally placed to contemplate changes that have far-reaching consequences on its teaching, engagement and research.

Close date: 7 Aug 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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Source: Jobs : Human Resources : The University of Melbourne

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