Histopathology - Technical Officer

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Apr 28, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0054346
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time / Fixed-term for 12 months
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Anatomy and Physiology
Level 5 – $75,011 – $86,158 p.a. plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Department of Anatomy and Physiology
The Department of Anatomy and Physiology has only recently come into fruition and is an amalgamation between the Departments of Anatomy and Neuroscience and Physiology. Both Departments have long and illustrious history and have come together to produce a Department with a remarkable breadth and depth in research expertise that underpin our key research themes of neuroscience, metabolism and cardiovascular sciences, muscle biology, and cell biology.

About the Role
As a Technical Officer you will assist with the day-to-day operation of the Histopathology and Slide Scanning Service with an emphasis on histology. You will be responsible for performing systematic animal necropsies, tissue processing, paraffin sectioning and staining. You will also be responsible for operating slide scanning equipment, digitising slides and updating data management systems.

In a typical week at work, you may:

About You
You are committed to providing excellent customer service through your strong work ethic. Your highly developed attention to detail and demonstrated ability to keep accurate records will enable you to meet deadlines and set priorities. You will also have the ability to work as part of a team.

Ideally, you will further have:

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

To find out more, please visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself
At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities or culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au.

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

Position description: Download File 0054346_Histologist_PD.docx

Applications close: 24 MAY 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time