Animal Technologist

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 16 Feb 2023

Animal Technologist

Job No.: 644511

Location: Parkville or Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $69,220 - $74,042 pa HEW Level 04 (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

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

MARP currently have five exciting Animal Technologist positions to fill across the team. This position will be responsible for supporting the Faculty’s research base and provide management and care services for animals of various species through general, technical and medical procedures under the frameworks of established policies.

Some of the key responsibilities for this position will be maintaining accurate, timely records for researchers, providing constant optimum animal welfare conditions and supervising junior staff in undertaking similar duties. 

We are seeking someone with a completion of a Diploma of Applied Science (Animal Technology); or progression towards the completion of Diploma in Animal Technology with relevant work related experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. 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.

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

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.

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

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.


Mr Steve Comber, Facility Manager, Monash Animal Research Platform, +61 3 9902 0329

Position Description

 Animal Technologist

Closing Date

Thursday 16 February 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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