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Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6 (Technical)
Salary package: $86,960 – $90,937 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed Term (up to 12 months)
Position Description and Selection Criteria: Download File Technical Officer_Position Description – Samsara.pdf
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ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.
The Position
The Position, based at the ANU’s Research School of Chemistry, will involve developing and optimizing protocols for protein expression, purification, and characterization. Additionally, you will also assist in data analysis and the preparation of scientific publications and reports.
The Person
As part of a friendly, motivated team, you will collaborate with our industry partner, Samsara Eco, to engineer enzymes for infinite plastic recycling and upcycling. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in protein biochemistry and experience with protein expression and purification techniques. They should also be highly organized, proactive, and capable of working both independently and as part of a team.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work on cutting-edge research at the interface of academia and industry. The successful candidate will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and be part of a vibrant research community at one of Australia’s leading universities. If you are passionate about protein engineering and looking for a new challenge, we encourage you to apply for this exciting position.
Learn more about the ground-breaking research and world class facilities of the Research School of Chemistry here.
For more information about the position please contact Professor Colin Jackson on M: +61404581143 or E:  
To Apply
To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:
The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.
If shortlisted, candidates will be asked to complete a:
If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: or T: +61 2 6125 7835. Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not having any bearing on hiring decisions.
For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.
Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.
Closing Date: 9 May 2023
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