Nanoscience Technologist

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
01 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Ref
HSC_1085_P_E
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, City West campus
  • Full-time, 8 month fixed term contract
  • Salary range: $61,431 - $69,442 per annum

About the job

You will be responsible for providing technical support in nanoscience to the Research Chair: Therapeutics and Pharmaceutical Science’s research activities at the City West campus and at the Basil Hetzel Institute (BHI).  This position will undertake experimentation in the making and testing of nanosystems and also provide guidance and advice to staff and students to ensure, compliance with and the development of, correct documentation of laboratory procedures and ensuring a safe environment is maintained.

Skills and Experience

You will have post-secondary qualifications and experience working in a research laboratory, ideally related to nanomaterial development and in human biology.  You will require demonstrated experience in the design, assembly, characterisation and testing of nanosystems and the application of chemistry and physics’ principles to experimentation for the development of micro and nano-type systems.  You will also have experience using multiphoton microscopy, electron microscopy, nano zetasizing and related techniques to be able to measure and assess the efficacy and safety of compounds, dyes and drugs and particularly in the nano and mico ranges. 

Demonstrated knowledge and application of HS&IM requirements and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) in the operation of a research facility; high level organisational and problem-solving skills, including the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines in a complex environment and the ability to work with minimal supervision are also essential. 

A University of Enterprise

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.
Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/ Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. For further information, please contact Pam Mitchell in Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 1085.

Applications close: 9;00 am  Wednesday 14th March 2018

Important Information:

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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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