THOMAS BAKER CHAIR OF PHYSICAL BIOSCIENCES (RE-ADVERTISED)
School of Physics
Faculty of Science
Salary:Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated plus 17% superannuation
The University of Melbourne is a leading international university with a tradition of excellence in teaching and research, and is consistently ranked by the THES among the world's top 50 universities. This role is located in the Parkville campus, just north of the CBD in Melbourne - Australia's cultural capital, acclaimed as one of the world's most liveable cities. The city of Melbourne has long been recognised as Australia's home of multiculturalism, a place where people can be themselves in a welcoming and secure environment, which provides political and economic stability.
The School of Physics is embarking on a major initiative to develop a Physical Biosciences research program and is seeking high level scientific leadership. The program will complement the established research programs within the School of Physics and utilise the opportunities available in the wider University such as the Bio21 Institute and the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative.
The Thomas Baker Chair of Physical Biosciences will bring together key researchers from different disciplines and forge new directions that bridge the interface between physics and the biological sciences. The appointee will build on established infrastructure in the University's Parkville Precinct, which houses one of the world's highest concentrations of biomedical research institutes, the Australian Synchrotron, and other Australian research infrastructure.
The Chair of Physical Biosciences will demonstrate scientific leadership, an outstanding internationally recognised record of research at the interface of physics, chemistry and biology, and lead the successful establishment of innovative research programs, attracting competitive research funding.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a re-advertised position: previous applicants need not re-apply.
Close date: 16 June 2013 (extended from 2 June 2013)
Date Created: 11 July 2006 15:16:00
Last Modified: 11 July 2006 15:16:00
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