Research Fellow (Bioinformatics)

Monash University
Job Location
Clayton Campus, Scenic Boulevard
Clayton VIC 3800
$66,706 - $90,532 pa Level A (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

Opportunity to join the Epigenetics and Reprogramming Laboratory led by Associate Professor Jose M. Polo.

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

Job Description

The position is to join the lab of Associate Professor Jose M. Polo as a bioinformatician to conduct your own independent research, as well as participate in different projects involving the transcriptional regulation of cellular identity under different contexts such as somatic cell nuclear reprogramming, differentiation, aging and disease.

This position is a 12-month fixed term position with the possibility for renewal (subject to meeting research performance standards and funding availability).

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


Professor Jose Polo,

Position Description

 PD - Research Fellow (Bioinformatics)

Closing Date

 Sunday 8 April 2018, 11.55 pm AEST 


The applicant must have a PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, mathematics, or a PhD in biology with strong statistical and computational skills. A track record demonstrating high productivity and previous experience in analysing high-throughput DNA sequencing applications including ATAC-seq, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq is essential (applications that do not meet this criterion will not be considered).

How to Apply

If this opportunity sounds exciting and you meet all the requirements, then we look forward to receiving your application. Remember to address the selection criteria in order for your application to be reviewed. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs

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