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Professor in Functional Proteomics


Professor in Functional Proteomics
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
       Continuing (tenured) appointment
  Internationally recognised appointment 

About the Role 

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia is seeking an individual with the vision and capability to take a leadership role in functional proteomics research and teaching in our Department of Molecular Sciences. High-level academic leadership is expected in research, publishing and the attraction of research funding from both industry and government sources. The successful applicant will also play a key role in Australian Proteome Analysis Facility’s (APAF) advisory board including contributing to its governance and scientific direction.

About You

To succeed in this important position, you will be an outstanding individual with proven academic leadership and expertise across a range of scholarships relating to discovery, integration, teaching, application or leadership and citizenship.

You will have a sustained level of academic achievement and high performance in proteomics research, the analysis of post-translational modifications of proteins and the application of these technologies to important biological questions. You will be an eminent authority in your field and your dedication and expertise will have translated into impactful, real world outcomes. You will have developed innovative and impactful approaches to teaching in both the classroom and online learning environments.

Your scientific networks will illustrate your ability to work collaboratively with scientists across sectors and disciplines. Your successful track record of attracting funding through industry or government sources, and your collaborative and collegial approach to working with others, will enable you to perform effectively across different sectors to solve important problems our world faces.

You will enhance our current internationally recognised activity in proteomics as applied to medical and agricultural problems, including the role of protein post-translational modifications as well as that of protein abundance, synthesis and localisation.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your cv and a separate cover letter (of no more than 4 pages) responding to the essential and desirable selection criteria and providing examples of relevant experience and achievements.

  • Hold a PhD in a suitable discipline, with outstanding contributions to scholarship and research in Proteomics and Post Translational Modifications, which have resulted in a strong research impact in your field and recognition as an eminent authority in your discipline.
  • Demonstrated academic leadership and influence in the international proteomic community including involvement in influential advisory boards or steering committees
  • An exemplary track record in winning nationally competitive and/or industry research funding
  • Evidence and demonstrated commitment to cross disciplinary collaboration and/or enabling multidisciplinary collaborations within a department, faculty, university and/or the wider community.
  • Significant experience in the effective delivery of research-led university learning and teaching and a strong track record of effective communication with students and researchers.
  • Demonstrated track record of building trust, nurturing, supporting, mentoring and ensuring the  professional development of staff and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in external collaborative partnerships.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting and advancing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity in STEMM workplaces.
Salary Package: Level E from AUD$183,147 to AUD$191,804 per annum + 17% superannuation and annual leave loading

Availability for Interview: Due to internal availability and scheduling requirements, interviews will take place in the week commencing 29 October 2018.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Professor Alison Rodger, Head of Department via e-mail or Professor Nicolle Packer or call + 61 2 9850-8264

Applications Close: Monday 15 October 2018 at 11:55pm EST

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.