Senior Animal Technologist

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 14 Jan 2024

Senior Animal Technologist 

Job No.: 658559

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $78,255 - $89,888 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Contribute to the optimum welfare of laboratory animals
  • Provide technical support to interesting projects and junior staff
  • Excellent working conditions including training and development opportunities

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The Opportunity

If you love working with animals or are considering a change in your career path, we will support you in establishing your career as a Senior Animal Technologist within the Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP). 

This position contributes to supporting the Faculty’s research base and provides management and care services for animals of various species through general, technical and medical procedures under the frameworks of established policies.

The Senior Animal Technologist will be responsible for managing the day-to-day running of a designated unit, including the direct supervision of Animal Technologists and Animal Technicians and promoting animal welfare with respect to animal production, care and experimentation. You will provide a professional, efficient service to researchers, supporting research projects and regularly liaising with them to ensure their specific needs are met.

We are seeking someone with a Diploma of Applied Science (Animal Technology) or progression towards the completion of a Diploma in Animal Technology with relevant work experience in a laboratory animal facility environment or an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training or experience in an animal facility environment. You will also possess a passion for working with animals and a collegial, collaborative and engaging work ethic.

Come and join us at the Monash Animal Research Platform, we have a competitive salary and benefits and we look forward to you joining our inclusive, collaborative team. If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

Monash University seeks applicants for this opportunity who are able to demonstrate and present valid and current Australian work rights.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily .

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

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Cherelle Baldock, Animal Facility Manager, +61 3 9905 4293

Position Description

 Senior Animal Technologist

Closing Date

Sunday 14 January 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

Please note: Monash University will be closed from Thursday 21 December 2023 until Monday 1 January 2024 inclusive

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