Job:Research Fellow or Junior Research Fellow, Statistical Genetics and Genomics, Australia
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Research Fellow or Junior Research Fellow – Statistical Genetics and Genomics (1 position)


School of Environmental and Rural Science


  • 1 Year Fixed-term full time, with the possibility of extension
  • $90,618 to $107,397 per annum (Research Fellow Level B), $63,772 to $86,141 per annum (Junior Research Fellow Level A)
  • Plus17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.


The Animal Science and Genetics group at UNE is internationally highly regarded in the field of statistical and quantitative genetics. The core of this expertise resides at UNE in the School of Environmental and Rural Science (ERS) and in the Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit (AGBU), forming a community of over 40 statistical, quantitative and population geneticists at UNE.


The UNE group at ERS is a centre of excellence internationally in teaching quantitative genetics and animal breeding. The group is currently deeply involved in more strategic research concerning the use of genomic information for prediction of phenotype and genotype, and to develop efficient methods for using large scale and dense genotype information in prediction. The work also includes Genome Wide Association Studies and dissection of genetic variance into various causative components for various species including livestock, mice and human.


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About the role


We currently have available one (1) position to be filled by either a Junior Research Fellow (Level A) or Research Fellow (level B).This is an excellent opportunity for an active and progressive researcher to join the Animal Science and Genetics Research teams.

To be successful will need to have completed (level B), or nearly completed (level A) a PhD in Genetics, Statistical Genetics or a related area. You will also need to demonstrate a strong track record in research achievement along with experience with statistical analysis of quantitative genetic models and analysis of genomic data.

To apply


In applying, please demonstrate your suitability for this role by providing a response to each of the selection criteria (relevant to the level of your application), contained in
the position statement, in your application.


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Further information

Please refer to the position statement included with the advert on our website for additional detail relating to the role.


To discuss in more detail please contact Dr Sang Hong Lee, phone +61 2 6773 3665 or email:


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About Armidale


Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.


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Closing date:  29 May 2017

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Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to ngaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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