Senior Research Officer - Biological Specimen Preparation Laboratory

  • University of New South Wales
  • Australia, NSW
  • Jun 4, 2024

Job Description:

The Opportunity

The Katharina Gaus Light Microscopy Facility operates within the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre in the Division of Research & Enterprise at UNSW. The facility supports specimen preparation and access to various light and optical instrumentation and associated expertise and collaborates with various research groups at UNSW and groups at other universities and research institutes in Australia and overseas.

Reporting to the Head of the KGLMF, this key role supports research projects as part of a multidisciplinary team of experts. You’ll provide technical services and assistance within the core facility to a range of projects across the university and its affiliates, including the contribution and application of knowledge in the areas of Histology, Specialised Specimen Preparation, Microtomy and Spatial Proteomics.

The Organisation

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. But what makes us different isn’t only what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re Australia’s number one university for impact and among the nation’s Top 20 employers.

Benefits and Culture:

UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to benefits including:

About the successful applicant:

You have a university degree in biomedical based science or related discipline, and or at least 5 years experience in histology laboratories with a focus on biological specimen preparation, and can demonstrate the following skills and experience: -

To apply: If supporting users of the Biological Specimen Preparation laboratory is of interest to you, please submit your CV and Cover Letter, addressing Skills and Experience required in the Position Description.

Applications close: 11:55pm, Sunday 30th June 2024

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. 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.