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Technical Officer

Canberra, Australia
$71,854 - $86,545 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Job Type
Research Related, Research Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 4/5 (Technical)
Salary package: $71,854 - $86,545 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (up to 6 months)

  • Fixed term with allocated funds for extension (subject to performance)
  • An opportunity to work with an enthusiastic and dynamic team of scientists
  • ANU salary rates and working conditions are highly competitive plus an excellent 17% superannuation

Position Overview

The Technical Officer will be a core member of the Germ Cell and Cancer Epigenetics Group at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, accountable to Dr Tanya Soboleva. The officer will be responsible for setting up and successfully executing key experiments funded by NHMRC grants awarded to Dr Soboleva. The officer will be expected to work collegially, leading by example to develop and maintain effective, productive and beneficial workplace relationships.

ANU has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy. The ANU College of Health and Medicine comprises the Research School of Psychology, the ANU Medical School, the John Curtin School of Medical Research and the Research School of Population Health. These schools work together to deliver world-class research and education across the spectrum of medicine and health-related fields, working in partnership with the health sector at local, national and international levels.  

If you have any further questions regarding this position, please contact Dr Soboleva e: 

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant via:  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for the position. 

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. 

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