Animal Technician

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 22 Nov 2022

Animal Technician

Job No.: 643466

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $58,447 - $65,790 pa HEW Level 03 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Contribute to the optimum welfare of laboratory animals
  • Provide support to interesting projects and staff
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative team

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Opportunity

Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP) is seeking to appoint an Animal Technician to assist with the day to day care of laboratory animals. MARP is the platform within the Faculty charged with responsibility for providing laboratory animals, housing and technical services to the Faculty’s research base.

With a keen interest in animal husbandry and biomedical research, you will predominately be working with rodents.

You will be involved in activities such as:

  • Maintenance and breeding of laboratory animals
  • Technical assistance 
  • The provision of animal husbandry
  • Data collection and storage
  • Liaison with researchers
  • Promotion of animal welfare and development of quality assurance systems

Ideally, we are seeking someone who has completed or is currently undertaking their qualifications in the Diploma of Applied Science (Animal Technology) as well as someone with experience in the biomedical research industry.

If you believe you can fulfil these requirements, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to  "How to apply for Monash Jobs ".

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.

Join us in our commitment to ensuring a better future for ourselves and for the communities in which we study, work, live and engage – #ChangeIt with us.


Nicole Yates, Facility Manager, +61 3 9905 9745

Position Description

 Animal Technician

Closing Date

Tuesday 22 November 2022, 11:55pm AEDT

Supporting a diverse workforce

View or Apply

Similar Positions