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Technical Officer

Australian National University

Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

Science & Technology / Technical

Job description:

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 4/5 (Technical)
Salary package: $60,260 - $73,309 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Part-time 17.5 hours per week, Fixed term 2 years (possibility of extension)

  • Support cutting edge research
  • Be part of a dynamic research environment

Position overview

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.

The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) is Australia's national medical research institute. The School conducts innovative, ground-breaking, multidisciplinary medical research in a number of medical fields including immunology, neuroscience, genomics, infectious diseases and cancer.

The Technical Officer will be responsible for contributing to and supporting projects as defined by funded grants awarded to the laboratory. The Technical Officer will be self-motivated and work with a high level of independence and be prepared to balance his/her workload between experimental work and helping the group leader to co-ordinate the laboratory. The experimental work will include various molecular biology, biochemistry and genomic techniques to understand the connection between chromatin structure, pervasive transcription and RNA surveillance and their influence on genome stability and disease development.

For additional information, please contact Associate Professor Tamás Fischer T: 02 6125 2194 E:

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information:

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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