Senior Animal Technologist

Monash University
June 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:$90,773 - $97,979
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Senior Animal Technologist

Job No.: 663347

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $90,773 - $97,979 pa HEW Level 06 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Contribute to the optimum welfare of laboratory animals
  • Provide support to interesting projects and staff
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative team
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

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    The Opportunity

    If you are passionate about working with animals and eager to advance your career as a Senior Animal Technologist, consider joining us at the Monash Animal Research Platform (MARP) where you can make a meaningful contribution.

    This role supports the Faculty's research initiatives by providing management and care services for animals, including general and technical procedures adhering to established policies.

    As a Senior Animal Technologist, you will assist the facility manager in the daily operations of a designated unit, overseeing work planning, prioritisation, and ensuring animal welfare in production, care, and experimentation. You will deliver professional and efficient service to researchers by providing quality animals and actively supporting research projects. Additionally, you will supervise and train senior and junior team members in animal husbandry, care, and welfare, in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures, while ensuring a compliant and safe operating environment

    The Senior Animal Technologist is expected to maintain up-to-date specialist knowledge of new and innovative methodology, equipment, technology, data management and analysis, including implementing changes to practices and training as required.

    We are seeking someone with a Diploma of Applied Science (Animal Technology) with subsequent relevant work experience in a laboratory animal facility environment or an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training or experience in an animal facility environment. A genuine passion for working with animals and a collaborative work ethic are essential.

    Come and join us at the Monash Animal Research Platform, we have a competitive salary and benefits and we look forward to you joining our inclusive, collaborative team. If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


    Jonathan Mauclair, MARP Operations Manager, + 61 3 9902 9270

    Position Description

    Senior Animal Technologist

    Closing Date

    Please submit your application as soon as possible for this fabulous opportunity to join Monash University. Interviews will be held as strong applicants are identified. Applications will close when the role has been filled, no earlier than Wednesday 22 May 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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