Senior Laboratory Technician

Job Description

Title: Senior Laboratory Technician

Company Name: Edith Cowan University

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Perth, Northern Suburbs & Joondalup

Employment Status: Full Time

Senior Laboratory Technician

SENIOR LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
SCHOOL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
JOONDALUP CAMPUS
HEW 5 $73,257pa - $81,404pa
ONGOING FULL TIME

Overview
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 have:
  • 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 chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, 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 a biological sample storage would be an advantage. Experience working in a medical clinical setting would be highly regarded.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time ongoing position attracts remuneration of $73,257pa - $81,404pa 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.


Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to call Doreen Mackie on 08 6304 5556  for more information.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a letter outlining your suitability for the position with a particular reference to the requirements listed above.

Closing Date:
Applications close on Sunday 7th February 2021 at 11:30pm AWST.

#LI-ECU

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.



       
ecu.edu.au
SENIOR LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
SCHOOL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
JOONDALUP CAMPUS
HEW 5 $73,257pa - $81,404pa
ONGOING FULL TIME

Overview
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 have:
  • 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 chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, 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 a biological sample storage would be an advantage. Experience working in a medical clinical setting would be highly regarded.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time ongoing position attracts remuneration of $73,257pa - $81,404pa 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.


Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to call Doreen Mackie on 08 6304 5556  for more information.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a letter outlining your suitability for the position with a particular reference to the requirements listed above.

Closing Date:
Applications close on Sunday 7th February 2021 at 11:30pm AWST.

#LI-ECU

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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