Ref 4853/23 Senior Technical Support Officer, ICNS, Office of Teaching & Research Technical Services

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: The University Of Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Aug 2023

  • Western Sydney University Internal Applicants Only
  • Remuneration: $100,670 to $107,945 p.a.
  • Full-time, fixed term until 31 August 2026 based at Werrington South Campus

Full-time, fixed term until 31 August 2026
Werrington South Campus

Western Sydney University Internal Applicants Only.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be employed by Western Sydney University on an ongoing, fixed term or casual basis at the time of this advertisement.

All ongoing and fixed term employees seeking to apply for this position as a secondment must have completed a minimum of 12 months’ full-time continuous service to be eligible to apply for this role, as per Part D of the Recruitment and Selection Policy.

About the role
The Office of Teaching & Research Technical Services is seeking a highly motivated individual with a degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline, to join one of our Technical Support Teams. The Senior Technical Support Officer will provide support for neuromorphic engineering research within the International Centre for Neuromorphic Systems (ICNS), a key research group within the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development. You will provide support with electronics, including the design, implementation and testing of sensors and support of software driven electronic devices and telescope equipment.

The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development is an interdisciplinary research institute of Western Sydney. The vision for the Institute is to optimise human interaction and wellbeing across the lifespan. To strive to solve the problems that matter most through the themes: sensing and perceiving, interacting with each other, and technologies for humans. Researchers in MARCS come from many disciplines including cognitive science, neuroscience, developmental psychology, language science, music science, and biomedical, electrical, electronic and software engineering.

Further information is available from our website -

Applicants should be aware that this role will be based at the Werrington South campus, however as Western Sydney University is a multi-campus university travel to other campuses may be required when operational needs arise. Hours of work for employees in Teaching & Research Technical Services may vary due to operational requirements in supporting teaching classes or research projects and further details are outlined in the position description.

If this sounds like you, apply now and ensure you address all items in the selection criteria in your application.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 6 $100,670 to $107,945 p.a. (comprising Salary of $85,067 to $91,215 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please contact Johnson Chen on (02) 9772 6723 or via email on

Closing Date: 8:30 pm on Wednesday 30 August 2023

Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility 
You must provide evidence of your fulltime working rights in Australia at time of application

Note - Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

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