Scientific Officer

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$84,665 – $89,477 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
16 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Level 6, full-time appointment on a permanent/ongoing basis
  • Base salary range: $84,665 – $89,477 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

College Services provides academic administration and technical support services to the University’s schools, including Heads of School, academic staff and research students. The team is committed to providing effective and efficient services in support of the Schools’ and University’s strategic objectives, with a focus on continuous improvement and best practice.

The Cell Biology & Imaging Platform comprises of core facilities across multiple sites. The core facilities include the Crawley Cell & Molecular Biology facility, the Crawley Imaging capabilities, the Crawley Histology (CellCentral) facility, the Oral Health Centre of WA (OHCWA) Dental Research Lab, Royal Perth Hospital Research Foundation (RPHRF) and Perkins nodes. This platform provides a resource for both research staff and research students in the form of access, training and services.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Scientific Officer, you will provide high level of discipline specific technical expertise and support to academics, technical and students for any practical activities or research productivity.

About you

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate a relevant tertiary qualification and substantial relevant technical experience at an appropriate level. You will also demonstrate the ability to implement a range of policies and procedures to support teaching and research from a technical and scientific perspective.

About your application

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Wednesday, 31 August 2022

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Celeste Wale, Senior Scientific Officer, at

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion
  • We have flexible working with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered
  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities.

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

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