Two positions - Research Associate/Fellow - Bioinformatics

au: Two positions - Research Associate/Fellow - Bioinformatics [Duties: The successful candidate will work across projects involving the pathogens Ascochyta rabiei and Ascochyta lentis which infect chickpea and lentils, respectively, to identify sources of resistance and will develop links and work closely with breeding entities to ensure successful uptake and deployment of the identified sources of resistance in breeding programs. The successful candidate would also work closely with the broader CCDM bioinformatics team and Theme C colleagues to identify and characterize candidate effector genes of Ascochyta species. The successful candidate will present their research to colleagues in the centre and the field of research, as well as communicate their research to agronomists, growers and breeders | Minimum Requirements: Demonstrated ability to conduct innovative research in bioinformatics and/or computational biology; Demonstrated ability to develop experimental plans and pursue novel research approaches; Ability to work with a broad range of people from varying research backgrounds and evidence of strong oral and written communication skills; Demonstrated commitment to publish the results of research in scientific journals; Demonstrated ability to work independently under minimal supervision while contributing to overall team performance and proven ability to meet performance deadlines during the course of the project.;] / Curtin University; Perth, Western Australia, Australia / deadline August 14