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Senior Technical Officer

Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional
Classification: ANU Officer 7

Classification: ANU Officer Level 7 (Technical)Salary package: $86,723 - $91,157 per annum plus 17% superannuationTerms: Full time, Fixed term (18 months)
Position Overview
The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities.  The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.
Australian Mountain Research Facility brings together leading institutions and researchers across 4 states/territories to produce world-leading ecosystem, evolutionary and biophysical science to guide adaptive management of High Mountains across Australia. Australia"s iconic high mountains provide critical water supply, clean energy, unique biodiversity, recreation and education opportunities. They face an ecological crisis from climate and land use change. The Facility will support research to assess the extent and effects of changing climate, water and fire regimes on ecosystem processes and their feedbacks and provide a structure for integrated research, management and governance of Australia"s mountains.
The Australian Mountain Research Facility seeks an expert research technician to ensure continuity and standardisation of the installations across four states and territories. This is an exciting opportunity to join a world class collaborative team. We seek applicants interested to provide expert technical assessment and support in the design and general maintenance of specialised equipment to support research outcomes ensuring it is well maintained, fit for purpose and stored correctly.  This position could suit applicants with a range of research, technical, engineering or operational experience.
For more information, please contact Professor Adrienne Nictora, on
ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit
Application Information
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
A statement addressing the selection criteria.
A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
Other documents, if required.
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 13 Mar 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 03 Apr 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Senior Technical Officer The Australian National University


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