Help the 4.2 million Australians affected by cardiovascular disease
World class research institute
Inner city location, close to public transport
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is dedicated to finding cures for cardiovascular disease through world class medical research. Established in 1994, it is the legacy of legendary heart transplant surgeon Victor Chang. Renowned for the quality of its breakthroughs, the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is working to discover better ways to diagnose, treat and ultimately prevent the onset of heart disease.
The Institute maintains facilities for genetically modified rodents, where a high quality of animal care is coupled with excellent support services for research.
As Transgenic Technologist you will work as part of a skilled and dedicated team who provide support for research into cardiovascular disease.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Coordinate a cryopreservation programme to archive and distribute genetically modified mouse lines
Contribute to the health integrity programme of the facility through rederivation of mouse lines
Develop new services and technologies as required by research needs
We would like to meet you if you have:
Qualifications in applied science or related field
Skills in early mouse embryo handling and cryopreservation
Experience in mouse in-vitro fertilization and sperm cryopreservation
Proven expertise in surgical techniques in laboratory mice, such as embryo transfers and vasectomy
Experience in rodent animal husbandry and colony management in a research setting
What we offer:
State of the art facilities
Stimulating work setting focused on cutting edge research
Collegial team environment
We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.