The Senior Research Fellow will be responsible for performing research activities in Ear Science Institute Australia. This position will assist in building the capacity of biomedical research at Ear Science, where the current focus is on regenerative therapies.
Working amongst researchers and clinicians at Ear Science Institute, the Senior Research Fellow will: develop a biomedical research theme in the MCOL group; build new research areas and contribute collaboratively to existing projects; assist in recruiting additional personnel including post-doctoral scientists and supervising student researchers; foster and maintain collaborations; report findings in peer-reviewed publications; source funding including international and national competitive grants and fellowships; and contribute to Ear Science administrative tasks related to maintaining a research team as required.
The appointment is full-time, and the Senior Research Fellow will be based at the Ear Science Laboratories in the Ralph and Patricia Sarich Neuroscience Research Facility at QEII Medical Centre in Perth, Western Australia.
Ear Science’s research aims to use laboratory research to produce high level translational outcomes and your contribution will be critical to impacting the lives of those suffering with hearing loss.
To qualify for this position, you must meet the following criteria:
- Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in a relevant discipline.
- Experienced team leader with a high level of organisational skills and ability to prioritise effectively.
- A proven research track record, supported by peer-reviewed publications, presentations and successful funding applications.
- A personal style that enables collaboration across Ear Science’s clinical and basic research programs and with other institutions, both nationally and internationally.
- Demonstrated proficiency in biomedical research into hearing and its disorders, or an applicable and closely related area.
- Excellent abilities in problem solving, data presentation and working in a team environment.
- Ability to attract and supervise students.
- A clear appreciation of basic science translation and commitment to its clinical application.
The following criteria will also be highly regarded:
- Ability to apply professional knowledge in a flexible and innovative manner.
- High level of verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to follow and communicate written guidelines and policies.
- Encourage collegiality and collaboration.
- Maintain tact, discretion and confidentiality.