Applicants must have obtained an undergraduate degree in biological sciences, medical sciences, or equivalent, with a high academic performance (Hons 1 or equivalent). The candidate will perform hands on laboratory experiments, including in vitro experiments and work on animal models of disease. They are expected to learn bioinformatic analyses, the management and statistical analysis of datasets, and critical review of the existing literature. The HDR candidate must have excellent communication and time management skills, an understanding of basic statistics, advanced computer skills including word processing, Excel and presentation software, and have a high level of written English.
The Garvan Institute integrates many disciplines and includes state-of-the-art facilities for cellular genomics, microscopy, tissue culture, flow cytometry, all of which will be accessed as part of this project. The HDR candidate must be willing to train in the use of these facilities to support their project and be willing to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.