Technical Assistant

  • University of New South Wales
  • Australia, NSW
  • Jan 19, 2023

Job Description:

Technical Assistant

About UNSW:

UNSW Medicine & Health is ranked globally as one of the top 50 medical faculties with a vision to improve the health of our community. Under the leadership of Professor Vlado Perkovic, the UNSW Medicine & Health Strategy (Health25) positions our research, education, and health precincts as key elements to building impact in ways that are dynamic and progressive.

Why Your Role Matters:

Together, the Lowy Cancer Research Centre and Wallace Wurth Building accommodate 400 laboratory-based researchers and research students spread across 7 laboratory areas. Research and technical support services are shared between buildings and off-campus UNSW-managed facilities to provide logistics support, effective laboratory infrastructure, equipment maintenance and media preparation services.

As a Technical Assistant you will provide routine support to UNSW Medicine researchers in regard to facilities, resources and general laboratory housekeeping such as waste management, transportation and distribution, storage of goods, wash up, media preparation and autoclaving services, either on-campus or off campus at UNSW-managed facilities.

Who You Are:

To be successful you will have:

Further details on the responsibilities of this position can be found in a copy of the Position Description linked below or via [email protected]

Benefits and Culture:

People are at the core of everything we do. We recognise it is the contributions of our staff who make UNSW one of the best universities in Australia and the world.

Our benefits include:

• Career development opportunities

• 17% Superannuation contributions and additional leave loading payments

• Additional 3 days of leave over Christmas period

• Discounts and entitlements (retail, education, fitness)

For further details on the benefits, please visit

How to Apply:

Make It Matter… Submit your application online before 11.55pm on Tuesday 31st January 2023

(Please note applicants must have full working rights in Australia)

Get in Touch:

Chris Haywood, UNSW Talent Coordinator

[email protected]

Please note applications sent directly to the contact above cannot be accepted.

UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.