Laboratory Coordinator

Canberra, Australia
$75,608 - $79,230
16 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Archaeology
Contract Type
Part Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6 (Technical)

Salary package: $75,608 - $79,230 plus 17% Superannuation

Terms: Continuing, Part Time (0.6 FTE) Position overview

The Laboratory Coordinator will oversee the daily operations of the Archaeology and Natural History (ANH) laboratories, including scheduling and maintenance of a broad range of complex scientific equipment and procedures within the Laboratories, and the provision of high-level technical advice, complex problem solving, and support to both academic and professional Laboratory staff, students and other external users. The ANH laboratories are accredited quarantine facilities, and the Laboratory Coordinator will be required to maintain detailed documentation on materials, usage and procedures to support this accreditation. The ideal applicant will be an experienced laboratory technician who will be involved in the mentoring and training of junior technical staff in the school.  

The School of Culture, History and Language is a dynamic and diverse community of scholars and professional staff and is the principal arena for humanistic enquiry and the study of languages within the College of Asia and the Pacific. Grounded in the humanities and humanities-oriented social sciences, CHL is committed to path-breaking research and education, and to sustaining itself as one of the leading institutional contributors—worldwide—for high-level, innovative, multidisciplinary research and research-led teaching about Asia and the Pacific. 

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. 

For more information about the position, please contact Geoff Sjollema, School Manager on, or T: 02 6125 1936.

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

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.

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