Casual Senior Research Technician

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
$41.45 - $46.42
25 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Queensland Alliance and Environmental Health Sciences 

The Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) is a new research Centre, funded by Queensland Health and The University of Queensland that is committed to establishing and maintaining multidisciplinary research expertise across a range of environment health sciences. These include environmental aspects of toxicology, human health epidemiology, microbiology, health risk assessment, health risk communication, identification and analysis of emerging environmental health risks, and state-of-the art monitoring and analytical techniques, methodologies and technologies for environmental hazards and exposures. The Faculty is strongly committed to the advancement of quality inter-professional education and genuine inter-disciplinary research in the health sciences. Further information is available at

QAEHS will work closely with Queensland Health to develop its research directions, and to provide expert opinion and advice, as well as relevant training for Queensland Health staff. In addition, staff will pursue research excellence through competitively funded research and government or private consultancies.

The role

The Exposure Monitoring group at QAEHS, led by Professor Jochen Mueller, is seeking a motivated Casual Senior Research Technician to support activities in passive sampling research and related consultancy projects. The successful appointee will work in a team based environment to provide both laboratory and field based technical support and administrative assistance to research projects within the group.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree in a science-based discipline, such as environmental chemistry, environmental science or similar. You should have sound laboratory expertise and a high level of organisational, communication and inter-personal skills. Enthusiasm, adaptability and motivation to work independently or in a team are essential for this role. It would be advantageous to have knowledge in trace organic chemistry and environmental sampling technologies.


This is a casual appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range of $41.45 - $46.42 per hour plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% .

Position Description

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