9 Aug 2018

Fixed-term Analytical Technician | Temporary Contract

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading University with eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. With over 6,000 staff and 42,000 students, the University of Auckland is one of New Zealand’s most significant and complex entities

The School of Environment comprises of a team of more than 45 academics, 18 technical and administrative staff and a lively postgraduate and undergraduate community.

Within this school we are seeking an experienced and organised technician on a short term contract to operate and maintain our analytical research laboratory and provide support for academic research programmes.

This position will be responsible for the ongoing operation and maintenance of key research equipment, including, but not limited to;

  • X-Ray diffractometer (XRD)
  • X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer (XRF)
  •  itrax Core Scanner

Experience Required

  • Tertiary qualification
  • Experience in X-Ray diffraction and X-Ray fluorescence spectrometry
  • Experience with Axios and Panalytical instrumentation would be advantageous

To be successful in this role you will need to have a proven track record of maintaining an orderly and effective laboratory, providing strong analytical expertise, and maintaining Health & Safety in a laboratory environment.

It is essential that you are able to communicate effectively and be a positive contributor in a team environment.

Applications close: 30th August 2018

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 20014. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Thursday 30th August 2018.

Job Categories: Research. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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