Laboratory Assistant

Updated: 5 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 1054737
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As a Laboratory Assistant working as a member of a team and under the supervision of senior laboratory staff, you will assist in the provision of technical and hands-on support catering to diverse teaching programs in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Your role will include assisting other team members with the overall presentation of laboratory practical classes for the teaching program, as well as collecting specimens and other resources from external sources. You will also assist in the maintenance of equipment, glassware, and specimens as well as routine laboratory cleanliness and up-keep.

Please note you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role to be considered.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact 

Randy Strack, Technical Operations Manager, Curtin Medical School


08 9266 7011 or

About us
The Curtin Medical School (CMS) is one of four schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The school was formed in 2021 by the merger of the Curtin Medical School, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medical Radiation Sciences. The school trains a range of health professionals through accredited BSc courses. This position is based within the CMS but may also work in related areas across the faculty.
Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements and superannuation, flexible working arrangements, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.

For more information about our university, please visit
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Your application should include a cover letter addressing the below criteria (no more than two pages long), and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.
Essential Criteria

  • Year 12 or higher qualification.
  • Experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Good communication skills with a strong desire to work as part of a team.
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to prioritise multiple tasks.
  • A moderate level of physical fitness commensurate with the manual handling work requirements of the role.
  • A commitment to providing a safe and high-quality learning experience for our students.
Desirable Criteria
  • A current “C” class WA driver’s licence.
  • Experience or training in the use of Autoclaves and sterilisation techniques.
  • Experience working with biological specimens such as animal tissue, blood etc.

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Applications close:

 10pm AWST, Sunday 16 April.

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our Careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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