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Post-doctoral Scientist, The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute - Sydney

Genetic analysis of human congenital heart disease

  • High profile research institute
  • Friendly work environment
  • Close to public transport

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (VCCRI), established in 1994, is recognised as an international centre of excellence in biomedical research with a focus on heart disease and cardiovascular biology.

We are seeking an enthusiastic post-doctoral scientist to joint an international team and who wants to forge a career in human genetics in the laboratory of Professor Sally Dunwoodie in the Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Division at VCCRI -

Research will focus on the genetic analysis of congenital heart disease in humans.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD, be highly motivated and capable of independent work as well as performing well in a team. Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are required. Hands-on experience with one or more of the following techniques is essential:

  • Human genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular, cell and developmental biology

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary packaging and superannuation options also apply. This is a full-time appointment for up to three years with an annual review and the possibility of renewal subject to funding.

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Further information is available from Duncan Sparrow on (02) 9295 8630 or

Applications, including CV, proof of qualifications and details of three referees, can be emailed to

Closing Date: 25 February 2014

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