Position Vacant: Laboratory Technician – Applied Biosciences

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) is the Australian grape and wine industry’s own research organisation. It supports a sustainable and successful grape and wine industry through world class research, practical solutions and knowledge transfer. The culture at the AWRI is professional, innovative and sets high standards. As part of these standards the AWRI offers favourable working conditions and an environment conducive to success. The AWRI has strong links with the wine industry and other research organisations both nationally and internationally and provides a stimulating and challenging environment.

Applications are invited for the position of Laboratory Technician within the Applied Biosciences Laboratory of AWRI Commercial Services. The successful applicant will provide technical support for the provision of microbiological and molecular biology testing services to the wine and beer industries.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Science (or an equivalent degree or industry experience) with a focus on microbiology, molecular biology, wine science or a related field. They will have practical knowledge of microbiology and microbiological techniques, have meticulous attention to detail, be an enthusiastic learner and be a true team player. Previous experience within a laboratory is desired, but not essential.

A position description is available from Laboratory Technician Position Description. For more information please contact Dr Amy Rinaldo on (08) 8313 6600 or amy.rinaldo@awri.com.au.

Applications should be completed via the online application form by Friday 24 January 2020. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be accepted.