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Bioinformatician (Level 6 or 7), Sydney 

Job:  Professional - Administration

Faculty / Office:  Dept of Chemistry & Biomolecular Sciences, Macquarie University 

Schedule: Full-time 


  • Innovative and Creative Environment
  • Work as a part of a highly motivated team
  • Excellent campus facilities and easy access to public transport

The Australian Proteome Analysis Facility (APAF), is seeking a new team member  to provide bioinformatics services to APAF’s internal and external clients and conduct informatics research to support advanced proteomic analyses.

To be successful in this role, applicants must have:

  • Degree (BSc Hons. or higher) in bioinformatics, statistics or related biology disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of statistical analytical techniques for data generated by high-throughput technologies
  • Familiarity with protein mass spectrometry and proteomics
  • High level analytical, communications and presentation skills

In addition, for appointment at Level 7, applicants must have:

  • Proven record of project leadership and delivery
  • An excellent knowledge in the use of computational bioinformatics applied to large datasets.

The successful candidate will be expected to work independently and be an effective member of our bioinformatics team. Interaction with fellow team members and project leads is an important component of this position. 

Please refer to the Level 6 and Level 7  position descriptions for further information. 

Enquiries: Brett Cooke, IT/Bioinformatics Manager on (02) 9850 6210 or

Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed-term until 31 December 2013.

Package: Level 6 base salary $66,487 - $73,390 pa, plus 9% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading. 

Package: Level 7 base salary $74,855 - $81,159 pa, plus 9% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading.

Salary and Level will be subject to qualifications and experience. 

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 8 July 2012.

Macquarie University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.


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