Animal Technician

Canberra, Australia
$49,626 - $59,897 per annum
06 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 2-3 (Technical)

Salary package: $49,626 - $59,897 per annum plus 9.5% Superannuation

Terms: Full time fixed term

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.

A number of Animal Technician roles are available at the Australian Phenomics Facility (APF) within the JCSMR school. Animal Technicians provide daily care and maintenance of laboratory animals and equipment within the research animal facility. Employment lengths will vary and there are opportunities for fixed term and casual positions.

Applicants should have good oral and written communication skills and the ability to keep meticulous records. Basic computer skills would be advantageous together with the capacity to interact well with others in a group environment as well as have the ability to work independently.

Vaccinations may be required to meet the expectations of the role.

For more information about the position, please contact Suzanne Fowler on Phone: 6125 5529 or Email: or contact Katrina Bowditch on Phone: 0417 04457 or Email:

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 employment 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.

Closing date: 11.55pm, Wednesday 26 April 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.