Laboratory Technician, Microbiology And Molecular Biology

Last update 2023-12-05
Expires 2024-01-05
ID #1930810321
Laboratory Technician, Microbiology And Molecular Biology
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified November 20, 2023


Have you got a qualification in the biological sciences?Can you work independently to prepare media, buffers, and other common laboratory reagents?Do you have experience in the use of scientific equipment and techniques used for the teaching of university-level courses? Mo Te Herenga Waka - About Our University is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our turangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai matauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.Korero mo te turanga - About the roleTe Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Laboratory Technician, Microbiology and Molecular Biology in the School of Biological Sciences.The role and purpose of the Laboratory Technical Officer is to carry out preparation for the undergraduate teaching laboratories in the School of Biology Science (SBS), and to support the School in its wider activities.Key Responsibilities: Ensures laboratory classes are set up appropriately for allocated classes including preparation, maintenance, and support.Maintains relationships with academic staff and other technical staff to provide an effective contribution for the smooth operation of teaching laboratories.Operates instruments associated with teaching as required.Collects, prepares, or cultures biological specimens.Provides assistance with research-related activities during periods when teaching demands are reduced.Ensures the requirements of academic programmes can be achieved, taking into account health and safety requirements and other legislative requirements. O pumanawa - About youYou will be an enthusiastic self-starter ready to take on the challenge of a large and complex School. You will thrive in this role and have an excellent manner with people and natural relationship builder. You will have experience working in the field of biological sciences.Etahi korero hai awhina i a koe - Why you should join our teamOur team is fast paced and have a passion for all things Biology. If you are interested in a role with diverse responsibilities that contributes to a thriving School, this is the role for you.Role Description

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Laboratory technician, microbiology and molecular biology

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