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Research Officer - Microinjection

Job No.: 582321

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 6 month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $66,823 - $76,756 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Microinjection Manager, the Research Officer will provide a variety of services to support the World Mosquito Program (WMP). The Research Officer will assist with rearing and preparing mosquitos and will be an excellent communicator and an effective member of a small team.

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for supporting the production of mosquito eggs ready for their microinjection with Wolbachia, supporting technical staff to deliver on project requirements and complying with established research methodology, policies and protocols.

Ideally with a degree in science or biological science, you will have experience working with living organisms, skills to adapt to changes in work plans and priorities and highly developed communication skills.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

Enquiries

Dr Inaki Iturbe-Ormaetxe Laboratory and Microinjection Support Manager inaki.iturbe@worldmosquito.org

Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 20 November 2018, 11:55 pm AEDT

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