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The Faculty of Science and Engineering is seeking an experienced and service focused Technical Assistant to join our newly established Australian Genome Foundry. In this newly created and varied role, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide support for biofoundry activities across the full research and service delivery lifecycles to ensure its smooth running and operation.
Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer, you will:
About You
You will be adaptable, enthusiastic, and well organised. You will enjoy working both independently and as part of a team, keen to learn new skills and to contribute actively to a diverse range of research projects.
About Us
Located at Macquarie University and within the Faculty of Science and Engineering, the Australian Genome Foundry is a high-throughput strain engineering facility with a highly automated workflow. This means rather than having a researcher building one strain at a time manually, the same researcher could build hundreds or thousands of strains in parallel using robotic platforms. The Australian Genome Foundry is capable of synthesizing complete eukaryotic chromosomes and consists of modular robotic platforms capable of automated construction and analysis of synthetic microbial strains.
Salary Package: Level 4 from $70,536 to $76,022 p.a., plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading. Pro rata for part-time
Appointment Type: Full-time or Part-time (0.6 FTE), fixed term for 12 months
To Apply: To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet the selection criteria below:
Enquiries: Dr Tom Williams, Chief Scientific Officer at
Applications Close:
18/10/2022 11:59 PM
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