Laboratory Manager (Biomedical Science)

  • University of Canberra
  • Australia, ACT
  • Sep 20, 2022

Job Description:

UC has curiosity, ambition and inclusiveness at its core. We challenge the status quo through the pursuit of excellence in teaching, learning and research. Our place-based commitment ensures that we visibly serve Canberra’s community and the surrounding region with impact on the nation. We’re proudly recognised as number one in the world for reducing inequalities (THE, 2022) and as one of the fastest rising in the world (QS, 2022).

The Faculty of Science and Technology are seeking a Laboratory Manager to join their collegiate, collaborative team. Operating under the broad direction of the Academic Laboratory Head, you will be responsible for biosafety compliance, workplace health and safety, and gene technology requirements. You will use cellular and molecular techniques in a hands-on environment and provide high level technical advice to all relevant Biomedical Science laboratory stakeholders, including supervising undergraduate research students.

Our ideal candidate will have strong organisational skills, leadership experience and a passion to drive their workload while seldom working autonomously. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and has been building their leadership skills and is looking for their next step up into a leadership role.

An understanding of PC2 Laboratories is essential to this position. Experience in working in PC2 Laboratories is highly desirable.

This role is currently a part-time opportunity however full-time hours may be considered in the future.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click

To be considered for this role all we want is your CV, no other documentation required.

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.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Dr Regan Ashby, Associate Professor, Science & Technology, on 02 6201 2088 or at [email protected]

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 9th October 2022