ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy.
The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.
The John Curtin School of Medical Research is currently seeking Research Technicians to work within the Australian Phenomics Facility (APF). The Research Technician will work under the broad direction of the Project Coordinator, Scientific Projects Team (SPT) and will be based within the APF. The Scientific Projects Team (SPT) provides customised screening expertise to both academic and commercial clients. The research technician supports members of the SPT to deliver biomedical research projects. SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. Undergraduate degree in a related discipline or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training. 2. Experience with handling mice and the collection of biological samples for processing and analysis. 3. Experience in biological laboratory techniques including tissue culture andELISA 4. Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines for a service providing facility. 5. Demonstrated information technology skills and ability for accurate record keeping and data management. 6. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively both independently and with a diverse range of both internal and external staff, researchers and stakeholders. 7. A demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles and policies and a commitment to their application in a university context. ANU Officer Levels 4 and 5 are broadbanded in this stream. It is expected that at the higher levels within the ANU officer 4/5 broadband occupants with have a deeper understanding, and a more independent application, of the technical methods and procedures used, and a consequent increase in the complexity of the functions performed. The ANU conducts background checks on potential employees, and employment in this position is conditional on satisfactory results in accordance with the Background Checking Procedure which sets out the types of checks required by each type of position
Classification: ANU Officer 4/5 (Technical Stream) Salary package: $ 65,101 - $ 78,411.00 plus 17% superannuation Terms: 3 x Full time positions for 12 months
Canberra, ACT In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: A statement addressing the selection criteria. A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. Other documents, if required. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. Important Note • Vaccinations may be required to meet the expectations of therole • Tasks to be undertaken are of a physical and repetitivenature • This position is not suitable for individuals with existing allergic conditions • This position involves handling pathogenic bacteria For more information please contact Robert Tunningley T: 02 6125 9491 E: [email protected]