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Senior Technical Officer MRF

Apply now Job no: 539256
Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Technical)
Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Term: Full time, Continuing position
  • Great work/life balance with dynamic team culture
  • Four weeks annual leave per year + a variety of salary packaging options

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 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 trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

Based in the Research School of Chemistry (RSC), The University Magnetic Resonance Facility (MRF) houses Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometers ranging from 400 to 800 MHz and electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) instrumentation.  The newly commissioned EPR instrument provides the ANU with he most advanced EPR capability in the southern hemisphere. The NMR equipment includes cryoprobes and ultrafast magic angle spinning equipment for chemistry and protein research.

The RSC is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Technical Officer NMR spectroscopist to lead and manage the operation of the MRF, providing scientific advice and training to users of the facility whilst leading and managing the technical and day-to-day operations of the facility. 

Follow links for more information about the RSC and MRF facility 

For more information please contact Professor Gottfried Otting on +61 (0)2 6125 6507 or by email

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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

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Updated:  01 February 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems