CSIRO is seeking a motivated Research Technician – Dangerous Pathogens to work collaboratively within the Health and Biosecurity research team and with AAHL business unit. The successful candidate will be involved in high profile projects for external clients in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, delivering work within the quality framework working to the principles of GLP.

In this role, you will work independently in the PC3 and PC4 microbiologically secure laboratories and be responsible for the delivery of outputs across a range of quality assured laboratory tests that involve molecular biology, virology and serology. In addition to laboratory research, the incumbent may also be involved in field work as required based on research objectives.

The appointee must be able to meet ACDP’s microbiological security and psychometric assessment requirements and be willing to undertake fully encapsulated suit training to meet the stringent requirements to work at PC4.