Senior Analyst

Adelaide, Australia
01 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • 8 month fixed term contract
  • Based in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, City West Campus
  • Salary range: $77,454 - $85,467 per annum

About the role

As a Senior Analyst in this highly technical role, you will be responsible for the hands-on development of analytical methodologies, the effective quality use and timely reporting of assigned analyses using liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LCMS) systems, ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography (uHPLC) units, gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS) and other appropriate analytical instruments.

As well as providing technical leadership to research colleagues and collaborators you will also lead the cataloguing and preparation of specimens, conduct imaging experiments and mass spectrometry assays and prepare analytical reports. 

Skills and Experience

A tertiary qualification in Chemistry, Engineering, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Physics or a related discipline is essential, together with demonstrated applied knowledge of analytical/organic chemistry and biophotonics. It is essential that you can bring experience and timely productivity in methodological assay development and imaging studies that support the in vitro and in vivo evaluation of chemicals, nanosystems and pharmaceutical products.

With a minimum of three years’ experience working at a senior level in a research laboratory, you will have expertise in high end analytical and imaging equipment as well as experience facilitating and undertaking experimental design and sample preparation and analysis. 

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit  Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. For further information, please contact Pam Mitchell Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number 1083.

Applications close: 9.00 am Thursday 15th March 2018

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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