Pre-Clinical Laboratory Technician

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • May 26, 2023
Medicine Casual

Job Description:

Location: Parkville
Role type:
Part Time (0.2-0.4 FTE) / Casual Contract for12 months
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Dental School
UOM 5.1 - $51.95 per hour

About the Role

As a Pre-Clinical Laboratory Technician, you will be responsible for providing technical assistance in support of the DDS, BOH, postgraduate and continuing professional development activities within the pre-clinical laboratories of the Melbourne Dental School. The incumbent will work closely with other members of the pre-clinical technical support team as well as with academic staff over the multiple sites to ensure all requirements are met. Flexible hours including starting and finishing times would be required in this role; some weekend work may also be required.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For

The ideal candidate for the Pre-Clinical Laboratory Technician position is a collaborative team player with excellent organizational skills and a commitment to delivering high-quality service. You have strong communication skills, both written and oral, and have a thorough understanding of Occupational Health and Safety practices in dentistry.

You will also have:


This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – “The Melbourne Dental School“

The Melbourne Dental School has a strong tradition in dental research and an established international reputation in several research areas. Research in the School is an integral component of staff and student activities underpinning both the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The major research activities of the school are conducted by four major research groups, which cover a vast area of scientific research from basic science to clinical studies and involve a range of scientific disciplines.

About the University of Melbourne
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We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

Applications close: 16th June 2023, 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)