Senior Research Officer/ Laboratory Manager

at University of Melbourne

Department of Microbiology and Immunology Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


$98,775 - $117,290 p.a. (Level B) $120,993 - $139,510 p.a. (Level C)

plus 9.5% superannuation

Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience

The successful applicant will join the research program of Professor Fabienne Mackay within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the Doherty Institute. The Senior Research Officer / Laboratory Manager is the second in command who will work across the entire breadth of research associated with the BAFF Laboratory led by Professor Fabienne Mackay. The position will focus on managing a large number of projects and processes simultaneously and involve engagement with a large number of laboratories across the University, across Australia and internationally.

Reporting to the Head of the laboratory, the incumbent will be responsible for the day to day management of the laboratory, laboratory equipment, staff and student training, and will support the Head of the laboratory in the preparation of publications, grant applications, and ethics and compliance applications and reporting. The responsibility extends to effective management of the budget, monthly reports on expenses and centralisation of purchases for recording and rationalisation of orders. The incumbent is expected to make sure that students are properly trained and supervised either directly or by laboratory post-doctoral mentors. The BAFF laboratory has a number of new innovative projects emerging and the incumbent will be expected to participate in research and publication and make a significant academic contribution to the development of these research areas.

Close date: 24 Jun 18

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