Laboratory Manager (Research)

  • University of New South Wales
  • Australia, NSW
  • May 12, 2022

Job Description:

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Chemistry at UNSW is recognised nationally and internationally, for producing world-class fundamental and applied research in the field of Chemical Sciences to address real-world challenges. The School's research strengths include Health, Energy, Advanced Materials, Sustainability as well as understanding fundamental molecular properties.

The Laboratory Manager (Research) position is responsible for the operational management and development of research laboratories in the School of Chemistry. Working closely with researchers, Estate Management and contractors, the incumbent will provide stewardship of School research laboratory infrastructure, instruments and equipment.

High-level technical support for infrastructure projects, procurement of complex scientific equipment and strategic planning is a focal aspect of this position. The Laboratory Manager (Research) is required to take leading role in the management of WHS in the School, ensuring compliance with UNSW protocols and procedures and developing and implementing School safety processes.

About the role

The role of Laboratory Manager (Research) reports to the School Manager and has 2 direct reports.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

About the successful applicant
(Selection Criteria)

To be successful in this role you will have:

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed above in your application.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Yvonne Smythe

Applications close: May 25th, 2021

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