Genomics Technician

Canberra, Australia
12 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 4/5 (Technical)
Salary package: $62,060 - $75,109 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Work Type: Negotiable: Full Time – Part Time (between 5 – 3 days per week). Fixed Term (12 months).

Looking to employ 1 to 2 positions

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.  

The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian Phenomics Facility (APF) seeks to appoint a Genomics Technician to join a dynamic team which supports research into the function of genes, and the regulation of human and animal health and disease. The Genomics Technician will be responsible for high throughput genotyping of mice for research projects, including the delivery and maintenance of high standards of service provision.

The role requires extensive experience in PCR methodologies, nucleic acid isolation, an interest in research, and a commitment and ability to meet deadlines in a client-focused facility. The successful applicant will have demonstrated organisational skills and ability to accurately process large data samples, and the capacity to work effectively in a team environment.

If you have experience in molecular biology including PCR and an interest in working in a team environment in a service orientated facility, we would welcome an application from you.

For more information, please contact Anselm Enders, Genotyping Academic Advisor 

T: 02 6125 7605,


Closing date: 1 March 2018

Position description: Genotyping Technican_ANU045.pdf

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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.

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.