Technical Officer

Apr 20, 2018
May 14, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of Queensland School of Biomedical Sciences is a distinguished centre for teaching and research in the academic disciplines of Anatomy, Developmental Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology. The School has more than 40 full-time research and teaching staff and is one of the largest Schools of its type in Australia. It has links to other prestigious research centres on the St Lucia campus including the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), the Institute of Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN). Our diverse research provides an exciting environment for national and international research fellows and higher degree students. It is concerned with advancing the understanding of how cellular mechanisms contribute to the function of the human body in health and disease.  Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at

In addition to its graduate research programs, the School teaches undergraduate students in Science, Medicine, and Health Sciences.


The role

The purpose of this position is to maintain the undergraduate teaching laboratories and associated facilities, and support the practical teaching requirements of courses in the Physiology and Pharmacology disciplines.  Provision of scientific or technical support for research students may also be required from time to time.


The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in Bachelor degree in science, biomedical science or related discipline; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and or education and training. The successful applicant will also have a strong desire to work cooperatively with team members on shared projects and activities. Experience and willingness to dissect animal specimens is essential to this position.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

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

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.



This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597 - $72,348 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579 - $84,648 p.a.).



To discuss this role please contact Scott Kershaw on

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.


Reference: 504289

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