Strategy and Operations Manager

Brisbane, Australia
05 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UQ Protein Expression Facility

The UQ Protein Expression Facility (PEF), a Research Infrastructure Centre at UQ, enables academic and industry researchers through its extensive research services in recombinant protein production. With a team of highly skilled research specialists, PEF offers services in molecular cloning, protein expression using Escherichia coli, yeast, baculovirus-insect cell and mammalian cell, protein purification and characterisation. Renowned for its expertise and exceptional quality of service, PEF interacts seamlessly with researchers at all levels across the technical and service spectrum and delivers results on time and budget. PEF has a track record of projects from more than 60 organisations, nationally and internationally.

The role

The successful appointee will provide operations management of the Facility to ensure the highest level of efficiency in the provision of research services in recombinant protein production for academia and industry research. You will develop strategies to ensure long-term operational relevance and excellence.

The person

Applicants should possess a postgraduate degree in a relevant area or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.  You will have demonstrated proficiency in recombinant protein production and well-versed in the bioprocesses for protein production. Your demonstrated ability in complex research project management and proven ability in leading and motivating a team make you an ideal candidate for this role.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.  Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 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 2 years at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 - $104,214 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%. Total package will be in the range $108,589 – $121,930 p.a..

Position Description

502924_Strategy and Operations Manager.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Linda Lua via email

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter (1-2 pages)
  • Resume (2-3 pages)
  • Selection Criteria (1-2 pages)

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