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POST DOCTORAL POSITION IN SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AT CSIRO AUSTRALIA

Applications are invited for post doctoral fellowship available at the JM Rendel laboratories in the Division of Livestock Industries, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Rockhampton, Australia. This position relate to high profile strategic scientific research projects in the area of Systems Biology and Quantitative Genomics in Livestock and are funded by the Office of the Chief Executive (OCE) of CSIRO.

Project: Systems Biology - Genetic dissection of -omics variations
Reference No. 2007/960

This is a three year appointment within the Systems Biology & Quantitative Genomics Group (Dr Haja Kadarmideen) at the JM Rendel laboratories, CSIRO Livestock Industries in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. The fellow will work closely with Computational Biology Group (Dr Toni Reverter) and Bioinformatics group (Dr Brian Dalrymple) at Queensland Bioscience Precinct (QBP) in Brisbane, Statistical Genetics Group (Assoc. Prof. Peter Thompson) at the University of Sydney, Camden and with Systems Biology group (Dr Markus Herrgard) at the University of California San Diego, USA.

Full description of the position and project, selection criteria and application package for this position can be found at the following web link: http://recruitment.csiro.au/asp/Job_Details.asp?RefNo=2007%2F960

This position is open to international applicants and offers an excellent opportunity for recent PhD graduates / young scientists to work in a rapidly emerging field of systems genetics and systems biology with internationally reputed group(s). In addition to computational / insilico investigations, training with large high throughput genomic and transcriptomic databases from beef cattle and sheep experiments are available. CSIRO offers a generous annual salary in the range of AUS 65000 to AUS 72000 plus employer's contribution to superannuation. Application must be lodged online using the above web link.

Deadline for lodging application online is 5 NOVEMBER 2007.

Primary contact for informal enquiries:
Dr Haja Kadarmideen
Principal Research Scientist and Group Leader,
Computational and Systems Biology Stream,
CSIRO Livestock Industries, JM Rendel Laboratory, Ibis Ave
Rockhampton QLD 4701 AUSTRALIA

Phone: + 61 7 4923 8266 ; Fax: + 61 7 4923 8222 ;
Email: Haja.Kadarmideen @ csiro.au
Web: www.csiro.au/li

posted 2007.10.31