Research Technician

Canberra, Australia
$60,260 - $73,309 per annum
06 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
01 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 4/5 (Technical)

Salary Package: $60,260 - $73,309 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Full time, Fixed Term for 2 years with a possibility of extension

Position Overview:

The ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment (CMBE) brings together medical, biological, population health, psychological and environmental sciences in six schools: The ANU Medical School, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Population Health, and the Research School of Psychology. Together the schools integrate high level research with a research-led curriculum that encompasses all of these different areas.

The Research Technician provides support to members of the T cell Responses in Inflammation Group under the Scientific Leadership of Dr Anne Bruestle. The research is focused on understanding the biology of T cell subsets in autoimmune and inflammatory animal models. This is a dynamic and successful team performing cutting edge research using novel technologies.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Research Technician with advanced skills in tissue culture, flow cytometry, immunological methods, molecular biology and mouse handling to join our team.

To succeed in this role you will be an excellent communicator who is organised and has experience in the relevant laboratory techniques and a willingness to work with laboratory animals.

We offer a supportive and stimulating working environment, excellent remuneration and benefits package, generous leave entitlements, a 35 hour working week, generous superannuation and salary packaging arrangements including on-campus child care, car parking and a variety of other benefits.

Applicant Enquiries:

Dr Anne Bruestle
Phone: +61 (0)2 6125 9009

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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.

Closing date: 11.55pm, Monday 1 May 2017

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.