Published: 01 September 2010
Category: Job opportunities
Job opportunities

Senior Research Manager – Infectious Diseases

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) - Australian Animal Health Laboratory

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world. By igniting the creative spirit of our people we deliver great science and innovative solutions for industry, society and the environment.

This role will be based at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong, which is part of CSIRO’s Division of Livestock Industries. The Australian Animal Health Laboratory is a national centre of excellence in disease diagnosis, research and policy advice in animal health, whose major role is to maintain Australia's capability to quickly diagnose exotic (foreign) and emerging animal diseases.

To be successful in this position you’ll need:
• A PhD in veterinary pathology, virology, molecular biology or immunology or related subject or an equivalent qualification
• Demonstrated international research excellence in infectious diseases of animals
• Success in leading and managing large multi disciplinary teams including senior administrative responsibility and experience
• An ability and willingness to meet Australian Animal Health Laboratory microbiological security and security requirements

Applications close 20 September 19 October 2010

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Last Updated: 13 March 2011