Senior Scientific Officer

08 Apr 2019 3:14 PM | Busra Sevimli

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith Sciences is one of the four academic groups of the University and has an international reputation for excellence in learning and teaching, research and professional practice. The Group hosts three schools – Engineering and Built Environment, Information and Communication Technology, and Environment and Sciences along with five research institutes and three centres.

The School of Environment and Science offers a comprehensive range of environmental and science programs which include options to combine data science with the common science majors to better equip our graduates for the digitally enabled workplace of the future. For example, the technical team within the School of Environment and Science.

The opportunity

We are currently looking for a Senior Scientific Officer to be responsible for supporting the research and teaching infrastructure at the School’s Gold Coast campus. The primary focus of this role is to maintain high-value equipment, train users on diverse equipment and provide guidance on H&S matters. This role includes supporting teaching activities and facilitating the maintenance of building infrastructure. Success in this role requires collaboration with various elements of the University, the main ones being Campus Life, People & Wellbeing, Research Centres aligned with the School, and external providers.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Gold Coast campus.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will require a high level of communication, interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills, combined with a demonstrated knowledge of using and maintaining modern analytical equipment. You have evidence of a passion for being able to utilise equipment to its full potential and training others to do the same. You also have a strong desire to build a career within an educational organisation that supports both research and teaching activities.

Salary range

HEW Level 6:  $76,472 - $81,642 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $89,472 - $95,522 per annum.

How to apply

To view the application requirements and position description for this role please click on the following link: Apply Now

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Dr David Camp, School Technical Manager on +61 (0) 7 373 54009.

For application queries, please contact Ms Busra Sevimli, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359.

Closing date: Monday 22 April 2019 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online through Griffith's Career Board.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.


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