Scientific Attendant

total salary package is from $68,264.50 to $72,589.67 p.a pro rata, on-site Parking options | St Lucia Campus | accessible to public transport |, opportunity to join Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology.

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN)

AIBN is an integrated multi-disciplinary research institute bringing together the skills of world-class researchers in the areas of bioengineering and nanotechnology.

AIBN seeks to deliver innovative solutions to society's problems through sustainable materials, healthy living and translational success. Our research is underpinned by AIBN's Five Pillars of Research, which cover stem cell ageing and regenerative engineering, precision nanomedicine, advanced materials, agriculture nanotechnology and advanced biomanufacturing. These pillars focus AIBN's  research efforts on developing new products, processes and devices for improving human health, the environment and quality of life. In this way, the Institute goes beyond basic research to promote and develop the growth of innovative industries, which will benefit Queensland and Australian economies.

About This Opportunity

A secondment/fixed term opportunity to join the wider AIBN as a Scientific Attendant you gain exposure in; 

  • management of the day to day AIBN Central Sterilization Facility (CSF) operations 
  • Collection, sterilisation and disposal of biological waste
  • Sterilisation of plastic and glassware, experimental materials, laboratory media or other items as appropriate
  • Comply with OGTR legislation and procedures for handling and disposal of GMO waste
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Completion of Diploma or Certificate level qualification with relevant work related experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Experience;
    • servicing biological and/or chemistry research laboratories
    • with handling and treatment of pathological or PC2 waste 
  • Refer to the position description for the full selection criteria 
What We Can OfferOur Selection Process

Interviews have been tentatively scheduled for the Wednesday 30 October 2019 at The University of Queensland's St Lucia campus

Want to Apply

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter (addressing the selection criteria no more than 2 pages)  
  • Resume 

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted


04/11/2019 $0 Brisbane 1 Science & Technology
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