Biological Optical Microscopy Platform Manager, The University of Melbourne, Australia
The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.
About the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is a research and research-lead teaching department of the School of Biomedical Science in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. The Department’s research laboratories are mainly located in the Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute (Bio21 Institute) which is adjacent to the University of Melbourne campus at Parkville and the University of Melbourne, Medical Building. We use our strengths in research to create high-quality courses for our undergraduate and graduate students in biomedicine, science and medicine.
About the Role
This is an academic position with major responsibility for management and ongoing development of the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform (BOMP), which makes state-of-the art fluorescence microscopy equipment available to the staff and students of the University of Melbourne, as well as the wider community. You will be actively involved in oversight of the maintenance of a suite of instrumentation, as well as training and research projects.
You will provide leadership and direction to all users of the BOMP facilities in a collaborative research and teaching environment and will manage a team of application specialists.
Other responsibilities include:
- Foster strong partnerships to advance research.
- Collaborate with researchers on specific projects of mutual interest.
- Assist in preparation of equipment grant applications for specialist equipment.
- Implement programs which ensure the longevity and optimum performance of the equipment within the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform.
The Department and the Bio21 Institute provides superb training facilities and environment for students, as well as outstanding career opportunities for staff.
Biological Optical Microscopy Platform (unimelb.edu.au)
For additional information please check the job offer.
Closing date 24 August 2022