- $75,821 to $84,254 pa (HEW 5)
- Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup Campus
- Open to candidates with relevant work rights
OPEN TO ECU STAFF ONLY
SENIOR LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
SCHOOL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
$75,821 – $84,254 (HEW 5)
ONGOING FULL TIME
The School of Medical and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University (ECU) offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. Academics in the School are involved in research and teaching relating to a wide range of health disciplines.
ECU has recently built new state-of-the-art laboratories operating at Physical Containment 2 (PC2) level and we are seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Laboratory Technician to join our technical support team. The role is responsible for the delivery of high-level laboratory advice and support services and contributes to the provision of a safe laboratory environment for students and staff in the Medical Sciences programs within the School.
Our ideal candidates will meet the selection criteria:
- Tertiary qualifications in Laboratory Techniques OR the equivalent level of expertise gained from a combination of equivalent qualifications and experience;
- Demonstrable technical skills and experience in preparing for laboratory sessions and maintaining equipment particularly associated with microbiology teaching
- Demonstrated experience in preparing for laboratory sessions and maintaining equipment particularly associated with chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, immunology, haematology, histology and/or genetic teaching
- Strong Occupational Safety and Health awareness with a demonstrated ability in the safe handling of hazardous substances and biological materials;
- Extensive experience working in a PC2 environment;
- Flexibility to work across different discipline areas;
- Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Exposure to Australian Standards AS/NZS:2243 – Safety in Laboratories, particularly in relation to microbiological safety and containment and biological sample storage would be an advantage. Experience working in a medical clinical setting would be highly regarded.
On occasion, you may be asked to participate in an on-call roster.
You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence, Courage.
Benefits & Remuneration
This full-time ongoing position attracts remuneration of $75,821 – $84,254 plus 17% University superannuation contribution.
ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.
ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.
For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview .
Interested applicants are welcome to call Gina Hine on 0408 955 408 for more information.
How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a letter specially addressing the selection criteria listed above.
Applications close on Sunday September 17th, 2023 at 11:30pm AWST.
PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE EITHER PERMANENT RESIDENCY OR AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP.
ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
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