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Senior Technical Officer

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 4 days
    Published on 14 Oct 2021
  • Job no: 40328
  • Category: Technical and Support, Other Technical / Support

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Full-time : 76 hours per fortnight
  • Fixed Term : 12 months
  • Classification : Medical Scientist Grade 1 ($82,256-$88,785 based on experience)
  • Alfred Health locations
  • Staff benefits

The Department

ARA Flow is a flow cytometry facility providing flow cytometry services to scientists from Monash University, the Burnet and Baker Institutes, the Alfred Hospital as well as commercial entities. Flow cytometry is an incredibly powerful tool in biomedical research for analysing the characteristics of cells, organisms and particles on an individual basis. The facility manages high speed sorters for cell isolation and analysers, including a state of the art spectral analyser and an ImageStream analyser, providing a nationally leading capacity. Importantly, the facility’s staff operate the sorters and provide training and assistance for the analysers, along with expert assistance in experimental design and data analysis. For details of the facility’s current capacity, please visit

The Role

The Senior Technical Officer performs a range of significant research support activities that play a key role in the delivery of flow cytometry services to the clients of ARA Flowcore. This includes assistance in the operation of flow cytometric equipment, delivery of flow cytometric services, maintenance and calibration of equipment, and training of new users.


The incumbent should possess:

  • A degree in biological sciences with substantial subsequent relevant experience
  • Extensive experience and management expertise in technical or administrative fields; or
  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discounted car parking
  • Novated leasing

Applicants should provide a cover letter and their CV

All enquiries to Menno van Zelm at or David Tarlinton at

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closes in 4 days - 29 Oct 2021
  • Published on 14 Oct 2021, 9:28 PM