Formulations Technologist

Adelaide, Australia
01 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, City West campus
  • Full-time, 12 month fixed term contract
  • Salary range: $61,431 - $69,442 per annum

About the job

You will be responsible for providing day-to-day technical and administrative support to the Research Chair: Therapeutics and Pharmaceutical Science studies at the City West campus and at the Basil Hetzel Institute (BHI). You will have an emphasis upon in vitro skin permeation studies, HPLC method development and analysis. This position provides guidance and advice to staff and students to ensure laboratory procedures are adhered to and a safe environment is maintained.

Skills and Experience

You will have post-secondary qualifications and experience working in a research laboratory with demonstrated experience in the use and day-to-day maintenance of high end analytical equipment (e.g. Franz cell chambers) and high-level skills related to undertaking sample preparation and analysis. 
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 working with minimal supervision is 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 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 using job reference number 1084.

Applications close: 9:00 am Wednesday 14th 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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