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Monash University

Electron Microscopist / Electron Microscope Scientist


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Electron Microscopist / Electron Microscope Scientist

Job No: 661879

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $100,173 - $109,871 pa HEW Level 07 / $112,694 - $124,394 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen. We make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

    At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Opportunity

    The Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy (MCEM) is seeking outstanding candidates for either a HEW 7, Electron Microscopist or HEW 8, Electron Microscope Scientist.

    Electron Microscopist - Suited to an early career professional looking for an opportunity to grow and develop in the field of Electron Microscopy, the Electron Microscopist will have prior experience using TEMs and will have expertise in at least one TEM sample preparation capability.

    Electron Microscope Scientist - An ideal opportunity for an experienced professional who has expertise in TEM and has managed TEM sample preparation capabilities; the Electron Microscope Scientist will provide expertise and training in transmission electron microscopy and will be responsible for the management of TEM sample preparation equipment with a strong understanding of multiple TEM sample preparation techniques.

    Your understanding of electron microscope instrumentation, its maintenance and optimisation, together with your experience in the application of electron microscopy to the solution of complex research problems in the physical sciences, will be critical to your role, as will outstanding communication skills.

    If you have a postgraduate qualification in science or engineering or another relevant discipline and extensive relevant experience in electron microscopy, then you are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Be part of our story. Work with us to#ChangeIt.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

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


    Dr Flame Burgmann, General Manager, Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy, [email protected] or +61 3 9905 0336

    Position Description

    HEW 7 - Electron Microscopist

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    HEW 8 - Electron Microscope Scientist

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    Closing Date

    Thursday 7 March 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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    Electron Microscopist / Electron Microscope Scientist


    Monash University




    February 08, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 07, 2024

    Job type



    Chemistry,Engineering,Physics,Space Science

    About the employer

    Monash University 

    Monash University Is the largest university in Australia, ranked in the world's top 100 and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.  We're named after Sir John Monash, and fuelled by his desire for our students to leave here with a greater sense of purpose, and the skills and confidence to create positive change. 

    In under 60 years, we've grown from a single campus into an education and research powerhouse with a presence on four continents, committed to the challenges of the age.

    Our work is making an impact all over the world, from bringing clean water to villages in Africa to creating new life-saving medicines.

    An international experience

    With four Australian campuses, one in Malaysia and over 100 international partners, we're making a difference on a global scale.  You'll have access to more research collaborations, more global partnerships, and a greater choice of overseas opportunities.  

    All Monash courses have an international focus, whether you take subjects on global issues, participate in study abroad programs, or learn alongside students from diverse cultures.  Monash prepares you for the global workforce - you can start your degree in Australia, and continue your studies in Italy, Malaysia, India, China, or any of our 100 partner institutions worldwide.

    A recognised world leader in research

    We're active in over 150 fields of research across our 10 faculties, in areas as diverse as additive manufacturing, drug development, domestic violence and sustainable design. Many ideas developed at Monash - such as a new Malaria vaccine and 3D-printed engines - have been commercialised and are making a difference to the world we live in.

    Partnerships in industry and government

    Home to various precincts of innovation, we foster collaboration across traditional and unexpected disciplines.  We build teams and form links, we bring together diverse minds - researchers, companies, businesses and technology - creating knowledge hubs of the future.

    Plenty of options

    Our large range of courses allows you to match your studies with your ambitions.  Monash University offers one of the largest range of degrees in Australia, including over 140 innovative double degree options, bachelor, master and PhD degrees.


    We believe everyone should have the opportunity to make their mark on the world, which is why we offer over 200 different types of scholarships  for new and current students. They take care of everything from course fees to travel and accommodation. Our scholarships aren’t just reserved for those with the best academic track record – we provide support for disadvantaged students as well.

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