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TECHNICAL OFFICER - SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY

  • Opportunity to provide expert technical support to researchers and students
  • Utilise your experience developing research projects
  • Full-time, fixed term until 31 July 2018, remuneration package: $94K p.a. which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super

The successful candidate will have extensive experience working within a manufacturing and/or research setting and will: assist with the planning of battery cycling experiments and coordinate with the scientists to ensure the components are available to undertake the required testing; construct cells for testing; undertake the cycling experiments; reliably record battery testing data in standardized templates; and, ensure the data from the cycling tests are backed up and available for analysis.

The successful candidate will predominately work in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering although some work may also be undertaken in the School of Chemistry.

Position duties include:

  • providing laboratory research support and assistance to researchers, students and other technical staff working in the laboratory
  • maintaining the laboratory workplace ensuring that the research, learning and teaching requirements of the work area are met effectively
  • ensuring laboratory is compliant with Workplace Health and Safety requirements

    preparing reporting and documentation, including ethics reporting.

Position requirements include:

  • tertiary qualifications and/or is certified to work in a laboratory together with some work experience
  • experience with developing research projects, experimental design and preparing ethics submissions and grant applications
  • sound working knowledge and acute awareness of safety regulations and operating procedures within the laboratory environment
  • knowledge of laboratory and safety procedures


CLOSING DATE: 11:30pm 14 February 2017

FULL DETAILS: Reference no. 060/0117


The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.