Scientific Officer – Centre for Biological Data Visualisation

Employer: Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Closing date: 2 February 2018

Brief position description: At Garvan our research is focused upon understanding the role of molecular and cellular processes in health and disease, as the basis for developing future preventions, treatments, and cures. Our scientists work towards making significant breakthroughs in scientific discovery to positively impact human health.

The Opportunity:
We are seeking an exceptional individual to take up a key role as a Scientific Officer in Garvan’s Centre for Biological Data Visualisation. Reporting directly to the Centre Head, the appointee will be responsible for management, coordination, and administration of complex, multi-institutional projects. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent negotiator who can work very well in a collaborative environment of innovation and empowerment. You will also possess the following key skills and attributes:

• Bachelor’s degree and/or an advanced degree in relevant area of science
• At least two years of prior experience in a similar environment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Strong negotiation and strategic skills
• Be highly organised
• Be strongly detail-oriented
• Have a flexible, proactive, can-do attitude

The Centre for Biological Data Visualisation:
The Centre for Biological Data Visualisation develops novel solutions to cutting-edge data challenges, with the goal of accelerating discovery in biomedical research. We collaborate with strategic initiatives and institutions in biomedical research, both in Australia and internationally, with a particular focus on diseases of relevance to Australian society. 

How to Apply: 

Please submit your application by visiting our careers website:
To be considered for this position, applications should be submitted by 2 February 2018.
In addition to your CV and cover letter, please also attach relevant qualifications.
Garvan is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified applications to apply for this position.

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