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Technical Assistant

Advertiser: The Bionics InstituteMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Feb 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Science & Technology, Laboratory & Technical Services

Technical Assistant

The Bionics Institute is a world leader in the development of medical devices for the treatment of otherwise intractable conditions. The Bionics Institute is in an exciting phase, developing therapeutic technology to treat Parkinson’s Disease, diabetes, arthritis, blindness, inflammatory bowel disease and hearing loss and unique methods for the improved diagnosis of epilepsy, movement disorders and deafness.

This position will be based in the pre-clinical interfaces and neuromodulation team (PINT) working on projects aimed at developing cutting edge Bionic technologies to treat arthritis, diabetes, incontinence, inflammatory bowel disease and Parkinson’s disease.

We are seeking a motivated individual to work in a multi-disciplinary research team. The responsibilities of this position include the daily husbandry of laboratory animals in accordance with Institute policy and ethical guidelines with core work days covering weekends (Thursday – Monday work week). The role also involves technical and administrative support related to the animal husbandry aspects of research projects as well as some electrophysiological data collection and histological techniques.  The incumbent will be able to work independently and have good time management and communication skills

The key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to;

  • Performing animal based technical services and general animal husbandry
  • Providing laboratory technical assistance to the team
  • Working as part of a research team, coordinating activities between members of this project team and other researchers and research groups.
  • Compiling accurate and timely records
  • Collecting and undertaking preliminary data analysis of electrophysiological experiments

To be the successful candidate for this position you will need to have;

  • Appropriate experience or vocational qualifications e.g. Diploma of Animal Technology
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with effective communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail,

Ideally you will also have;

  • Experience working in a pre-clinical laboratory environment
  • Surgical experience
  • Histological technique experience
  • Experience in record keeping

This position will be based at our laboratories within St Vincent’s Hospital in Fitzroy. The centre has excellent research facilities and provides the opportunity to work with leading researchers and clinicians in the field of bionic devices and drug delivery technology.  

For further information and / or a copy of the full position description please contact: Heather Dawson-Howard, HR Manager on (03) 9667 7574.

“The Bionics Institute is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants are encouraged to apply. The Institute maintains a smoke free workplace and a workplace free from sexual harassment. The Bionics Institute’s workplace embraces the Occupational Health and Safety Standards”

Heather Dawson-Howard, HR Manager (03) 9667 7574
hdawson-howard@bionicsinstitute.org

The Bionics Institute is a world leader in the development of medical devices for the treatment of otherwise intractable conditions. The Bionics Institute is in an exciting phase, developing therapeutic technology to treat Parkinson’s Disease, diabetes, arthritis, blindness, inflammatory bowel disease and hearing loss and unique methods for the improved diagnosis of epilepsy, movement disorders and deafness.

This position will be based in the pre-clinical interfaces and neuromodulation team (PINT) working on projects aimed at developing cutting edge Bionic technologies to treat arthritis, diabetes, incontinence, inflammatory bowel disease and Parkinson’s disease.

We are seeking a motivated individual to work in a multi-disciplinary research team. The responsibilities of this position include the daily husbandry of laboratory animals in accordance with Institute policy and ethical guidelines with core work days covering weekends (Thursday – Monday work week). The role also involves technical and administrative support related to the animal husbandry aspects of research projects as well as some electrophysiological data collection and histological techniques.  The incumbent will be able to work independently and have good time management and communication skills

The key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to;

  • Performing animal based technical services and general animal husbandry
  • Providing laboratory technical assistance to the team
  • Working as part of a research team, coordinating activities between members of this project team and other researchers and research groups.
  • Compiling accurate and timely records
  • Collecting and undertaking preliminary data analysis of electrophysiological experiments

To be the successful candidate for this position you will need to have;

  • Appropriate experience or vocational qualifications e.g. Diploma of Animal Technology
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with effective communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail,

Ideally you will also have;

  • Experience working in a pre-clinical laboratory environment
  • Surgical experience
  • Histological technique experience
  • Experience in record keeping

This position will be based at our laboratories within St Vincent’s Hospital in Fitzroy. The centre has excellent research facilities and provides the opportunity to work with leading researchers and clinicians in the field of bionic devices and drug delivery technology.  

For further information and / or a copy of the full position description please contact: Heather Dawson-Howard, HR Manager on (03) 9667 7574.

“The Bionics Institute is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants are encouraged to apply. The Institute maintains a smoke free workplace and a workplace free from sexual harassment. The Bionics Institute’s workplace embraces the Occupational Health and Safety Standards”

Heather Dawson-Howard, HR Manager (03) 9667 7574
hdawson-howard@bionicsinstitute.org

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  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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