Monash University

Monash University

Senior Animal Technologist

Australia

Closing in 6 days

Senior Animal Technologist

Job No.: 663347

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $90,773 - $97,979 pa HEW Level 06 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Contribute to the optimum welfare of laboratory animals
  • Provide support to interesting projects and staff
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative team
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

    Learn more about Monash.

    The Opportunity

    If you are passionate about working with animals and eager to advance your career as a Senior Animal Technologist, consider joining us at the Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP) where you can make a meaningful contribution.

    This role supports the Faculty's research initiatives by providing management and care services for animals, including general and technical procedures adhering to established policies.

    As a Senior Animal Technologist, you will assist the facility manager in the daily operations of a designated unit, overseeing work planning, prioritisation, and ensuring animal welfare in production, care, and experimentation. You will deliver professional and efficient service to researchers by providing quality animals and actively supporting research projects. Additionally, you will supervise and train senior and junior team members in animal husbandry, care, and welfare, in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures, while ensuring a compliant and safe operating environment

    The Senior Animal Technologist is expected to maintain up-to-date specialist knowledge of new and innovative methodology, equipment, technology, data management and analysis, including implementing changes to practices and training as required.

    We are seeking someone with a Diploma of Applied Science (Animal Technology) with subsequent relevant work experience in a laboratory animal facility environment or an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training or experience in an animal facility environment. A genuine passion for working with animals and a collaborative work ethic are essential.

    Come and join us at the Monash Animal Research Platform, we have a competitive salary and benefits and we look forward to you joining our inclusive, collaborative team. If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

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

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities –#ChangeIt with us.

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

    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".

    Enquiries

    Jonathan Mauclair, MARP Operations Manager, + 61 3 9902 9270

    Position Description

    Senior Animal Technologist

    Closing Date

    Please submit your application as soon as possible for this fabulous opportunity to join Monash University. Interviews will be held as strong applicants are identified. Applications will close when the role has been filled, no earlier than Wednesday 22 May 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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    Job details

    Title

    Senior Animal Technologist

    Employer

    Monash University

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 08, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 07, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment,Staff

    Field

    Agricultural Science,Medicine,Social 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.

    Scholarships 

    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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