Scientific Officer

Brisbane, Australia
13 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Advanced Water Management Centre

The Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in innovative water technology and management. The Centre has established an outstanding worldwide reputation in urban water management and related fields. An award winning multidisciplinary team delivers practical technological solutions underpinned by fundamental scientific discoveries.

The role

The successful appointee will provide technical-scientific support for analytical services at AWMC, including sample preparations and digestions, operation of various analytical instruments, data analysis and quality control.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in relevant disciplines and should be able to accurately follow procedures and protocols to prepare samples and operate analytical instruments on a routine basis.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 12 months at HEW Level 4 or 5 with possible extensions based on performance and funding availability. The remuneration package will be in the range $59,429 - $72,348 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $65,075 - $79,222 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 501278_NEW_Scientific Officer Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Beatrice Keller-Lehmann on +61 7 3365 3601 or

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