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Laboratory Assistant

• An exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of the National eDNA Reference Centre • UC Level 3, $61,350 pa - $ 71,121 pa + 17% Super • Full Time 10-month Fixed Term Opportunity

Job no: 501311
Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Administration

  • An exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of the National eDNA Reference Centre
  • UC Level 3, $61,350 pa - $ 71,121 pa + 17% Super
  • Full Time 10-month Fixed Term Opportunity

About Us:

University of Canberra’s vision is that “Together we work to empower, connect and share knowledge with our people, cultures and places.” UC is engrained in the local community and we aim to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of excellence in teaching, learning and research. The University of Canberra is ranked in the top five universities globally for reducing inequalities (THE Impact Rankings, 2023).

About the Opportunity:

The Faculty of Science and Technology is seeking a proactive Laboratory Assistant to its vibrant collegial team. In this role you will support and contribute to the work of the National eDNA Reference Centre (NRC) at the University of Canberra.

The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, with a commitment to maintaining high standards of laboratory practice and safety.

Key responsibilities include –

  • Assisting with the analyses of samples, and the completion of genetic data analysis.
  • Reporting results to the Project Leader and Project Team.
  • Contributing as part of a team to efficiently complete projects.
  • Assisting with general cleaning of laboratory facilities as required.

Offerings/ Benefits/ Culture:

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Family-friendly policies
  • On campus Gym, Medical services, Cafes, Post office, Supermarket and Childcare facilities.
  • Professional Development offerings (study assistance, corporate programs and discounts)
  • Innovative work environment with a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program and a corporate private Health Plan (Bupa)

University of Canberra embodies it’s Values of Everyone’s invites, Narragunnawali, Change the World, Dare to be Curious and Walk together which we are proud. UC sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access via Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

How to Apply

Submit your CV through the “Apply Now” tab. Please apply with you CV only, no other documentation is required at this stage. Please ensure you take the time to align your CV with the Position Description requirements. We want to understand how your skills and experience relate to the position you are applying for.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights at the time of submission.

For Job Specific Information: please contact Alejandro Trujillo Gonzalez, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Genomics, alejandro.trujillogonzalez@canberra.edu.au.

Recruitment and Application Questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au.

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 21 July 2024

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