Laboratory Technician

at Macquarie University
Published February 14, 2020
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Engineering  
Job Type Full-time  


Laboratory Technician Macquarie University location Sydney.

The role the school of education is seeking an experienced and service focused laboratory technician to provide technical and logistical laboratory services to support the learning and teaching objectives of students in the School of Education. In this busy and varied part-time role, you will prepare and maintain laboratory equipment, plant, animal and chemical materials to ensure availability for teaching staff and university students to use in their practical classes. You will also be asked to demonstrate straightforward laboratory techniques, equipment and procedures to staff and students, ensuring that you follow and demonstrate safe work procedures and standard operating procedures.  For further information regarding this role please download and view the Position Description.

About you will have previous experience working as a technician in a science laboratory. You will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of current molecular techniques, using laboratory equipment and explain procedures. You will have excellent organisational skills, a high level of attention to detail and be able to communicate and present information clearly to a wide variety of people. You will have a strong professional service focus and be able to actively demonstrate the values of the Faculty of Arts Professional Services Charter; teamwork, excellence, service, and innovation.

About us the school of education is shaping the future of education through transformative learning and research. Our strengths in stakeholder engagement and research ensures we’re leading the way and enriching the lives of those who graduate, as well as the students who are the eventual recipients of all that we accomplish on campus.

Our future-facing programs have their foundations in interdisciplinary research and our curriculum allows our students to learn discipline studies from experts across the university. Our research and teaching is supported by outstanding facilities and opportunities. These include the world-renowned Mia Mia Child and Family Study Centre that provides long day care for the community as well as exceptional observation and research opportunities; and Macquarie University school for children between kindergarten to year 6 who have special learning needs.

The School is within Macquarie's Faculty of Arts who are united in the spirit of interdisciplinary discovery. Our research is gaining global recognition and with two research centres, two museums and state-of-the-art media facilities, we empower our staff to transform themselves and the world around them.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.