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Electronics Technician

Fixed Term
Location: New South Wales
Categories: Professional
Classification: ANU Officer 4/5

Classification: ANU Officer 4/5 (Technical)Salary package: $65,101 - $78,411 per annum plus 17% superannuationTerm: Full time, Fixed Term (4 years)
Excellent employer superannuation contributions
Generous leave entitlements
Located at Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) near Coonabarabran, NSW
Position overview
Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) is the largest optical observatory in Australia and is an important site for astronomy, astrophysics and space science in Australia. Along with several active telescopes owned by the Australian National University, the site is home to the Anglo Australian Telescope (AAT), and many international facilities. SSO is located in the Warrumbungle mountains of northern New South Wales.
The facilities at SSO are operated by the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) of the Australian National University. The research at RSAA covers the length and breadth of astronomy and astrophysics, ranging from planetary science to cosmology, instrumentation to theory.
RSAA is seeking an experienced Electronics Technician to supports high-quality research by designing, installing and maintaining electronic and electro-mechanical equipment at the Observatory. The Electronics Technician will report to the Electronics Manager and is expected to hold and maintain an awareness of current technologies in electronic systems.
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For more information about this position please contact Associate Professor Christopher Lidman T: +61 2 6125 0238. E:
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.
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: 09 Sep 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 18 Oct 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Electronics Technician The Australian National University


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