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Transgenic Technologist

Advertiser: Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute4.5 out of 54.5 overall rating (6 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Jan 2020
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Science & Technology, Biological & Biomedical Sciences

About us

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is dedicated to finding cures for cardiovascular disease through world class medical research. Established in 1994, it is the legacy of legendary heart transplant surgeon Victor Chang. Renowned for the quality of its breakthroughs, the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is working to discover better ways to diagnose, treat and ultimately prevent the onset of heart disease.

The Institute maintains facilities for genetically modified rodents, where a high quality of animal care is coupled with excellent support services for research.

The role

As Transgenic Technologist you will work as part of a skilled and dedicated team who provide support for research into cardiovascular disease.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate a cryopreservation programme to archive and distribute genetically modified mouse lines
  • Contribute to the health integrity programme of the facility through rederivation of mouse lines
  • Develop new services and technologies as required by research needs

About you

We would like to meet you if you have:

  • Qualifications in applied science or related field
  • Skills in early mouse embryo handling and cryopreservation
  • Experience in mouse in-vitro fertilization and sperm cryopreservation
  • Proven expertise in surgical techniques in laboratory mice, such as embryo transfers and vasectomy
  • Experience in rodent animal husbandry and colony management in a research setting

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging
  • State of the art facilities
  • Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
  • Collaborative team environment

We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.

Come and work with us & help make a difference.

To apply please send a cover letter and your CV to recruitment@victorchang.edu.au.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed.

How to
apply:
  • For further information about the role, please visit our website - www.victorchang.edu.au

  • If you would like to apply for this role, please send your cover letter and resume to recruitment@victorchang.edu.au

  • About us

    The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is dedicated to finding cures for cardiovascular disease through world class medical research. Established in 1994, it is the legacy of legendary heart transplant surgeon Victor Chang. Renowned for the quality of its breakthroughs, the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is working to discover better ways to diagnose, treat and ultimately prevent the onset of heart disease.

    The Institute maintains facilities for genetically modified rodents, where a high quality of animal care is coupled with excellent support services for research.

    The role

    As Transgenic Technologist you will work as part of a skilled and dedicated team who provide support for research into cardiovascular disease.

    Duties and responsibilities include:

    • Coordinate a cryopreservation programme to archive and distribute genetically modified mouse lines
    • Contribute to the health integrity programme of the facility through rederivation of mouse lines
    • Develop new services and technologies as required by research needs

    About you

    We would like to meet you if you have:

    • Qualifications in applied science or related field
    • Skills in early mouse embryo handling and cryopreservation
    • Experience in mouse in-vitro fertilization and sperm cryopreservation
    • Proven expertise in surgical techniques in laboratory mice, such as embryo transfers and vasectomy
    • Experience in rodent animal husbandry and colony management in a research setting

    What we offer:

    • Salary packaging
    • State of the art facilities
    • Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
    • Collaborative team environment

    We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.

    Come and work with us & help make a difference.

    To apply please send a cover letter and your CV to recruitment@victorchang.edu.au.

    This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed.

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