Animal Technician

Clayton, Monash, Australia
$51,653 - $58,143 pa
30 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty / Portfolio:

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP)


Clayton campus

Employment Type:



12 month fixed-term appointment


Pro-rata of $51,653 - $58,143 pa HEW Level 03
(plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Achieve at a world top 100 university
  • Unique experience
  • Clayton campus

If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen.  With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity The Animal Technician performs a range of duties to maintain and breed laboratory animals in accordance with Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) for the ethical care of animals. The role involves compiling accurate, timely records for researchers and providing optimum animal welfare conditions at all times. In performing these tasks, the Animal Technician plays a key role in enabling MARP to deliver services to its many clients.

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for:

  • maintaining laboratory colonies of animals' general day to day care, environmental enrichment and monitoring their health
  • providing high levels of customer service to assist in providing researchers with animals or any required technical services (i.e. blood collection, handling of animals, records etc) 
  • undertaking all animal related duties and responsibilities to the highest of ethical standards

The successful candidate will have completed or have near completion of an Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Animal Technology) or have a working knowledge of rodent breeding systems and husbandry.

If you believe you can fulfil these requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer toDownload File "How to apply for Monash Jobs"

Enquiries Ms Nicole Yates, Animal Facility Manager, 03 9905 9745

Position Description

Download File PD - Animal Technician

Closing Date

Tuesday 13 December 2016, 11:55pm AEDT