Biological Electron Microscopist

Job no: 503242
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, HEO8

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(HEO8) $96,925 to $108,787 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing position available immediately

Adelaide Microscopy is the University of Adelaide's Core Facility for Microscopy and Microanalysis, and we are looking to fill the role of Biological Sciences Electron Microscopist

The role of Biological Sciences Electron Microscopist is supporting medical, bioscience and engineering researchers with Biological Transmission Electron Microscopy to a large user community at the University of Adelaide, South Australia, and nationally as part of Microscopy Australia.

The role requires strong experience in biological Transmission Electron Microscopy and associated sample preparation and develop new techniques in CryoTEM. 

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in the operation and application of Advanced Biological Transmission Electron Microscopy, Cryo-Transmission Electron Microscopy or CLEM.
  • Extensive expertise in and experience operating and maintaining transmission electron microscopes and associated sample preparation equipment.
  • Sound knowledge of and experience with sample preparation of biological samples for Electron Microscopy.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a small team and with key stakeholders to deliver successful outcomes.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Research and Innovation leads the University's research strategic planning. It manages research, partnerships, prioritises investment in strategic initiatives, and responds to changes in the external environment. 

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11:55pm, 22 November 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Angus Netting
Director, Adelaide Microscopy
P: +61 (8) 8313 3134

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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