Technical Assistant - Metabolomics

 
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jun 3, 2024
Science

Job Description:

Job no: 0052422
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full-time; Fixed-term for 2 years
Faculty:
Science
Department/School: The Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology
Salary:
UOM 5 – $83,159 - $95,518 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role
The Metabolomics Australia (MA) facility at the University of Melbourne is funded by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) together with institutional funding. The UoM Metabolomics Australia facility is one of the largest of its kind in Australia and provides state-of-the-art mass spectrometry-based metabolomics services to researchers from academia, industry and government and houses a wide range of metabolomics capabilities and instrumentation.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual as a Technical Assistant who will be responsible for delivering analytical metabolomics services and providing metabolomics expertise, knowledge and training to UoM researchers and external clients. The successful applicant will also be involved in the development, application, and documentation of new metabolomics capabilities and methodologies.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
You will possess advanced computer skills, particularly in metabolomics analysis tools and database searches, and demonstrate the capability to conduct research projects while maintaining meticulous records and documentation under the guidance of senior staff.

You will also have:

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

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

Your New Team – “ Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute (Bio21 Institute)“
The University of Melbourne's Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute (Bio21 Institute) is a multidisciplinary research centre, specialising in biomolecular science and medical biotechnology.

Opened in 2005, the Bio21 Institute improves human health and the environment through innovation in biotechnology and related areas, driven by multidisciplinary research and dynamic interactions with industry. The Institute embraces commercialisation as a facilitator of innovation, skills development and economic outcomes. A key driver of innovation is the Institute's commitment to intellectual property protection, technology transfer and business incubation.

Accommodating more than 800 research scientists, students, industry participants and administrative staff, the Bio21 Institute is one of the largest biotechnology research centres in Australia.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne
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The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

^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

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at hr-careers@unimelb.edu.au, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.