Research Officer in Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry

University of New South Wales


Research Officer - Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry Facility

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Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Research Infrastructure

Why your role matters

  • Work independently within a team environment 
  • Full-time (35 hrs week), 12-month fixed term contract
  • $78,130 - $97,579 (depending on exp.) + 17% super + leave loading

Reporting to the Director, Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry Facility, you will support researchers and users of the BSMF with the successful completion of small molecule and/or IRMS projects. Additionally, you could participate in the development of projects to expand the types of mass spectrometry capabilities within the BMSF. 

The Organisation

The Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry Facility (BMSF) is a research training facility within the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre (MWAC) with expertise in Proteomics, Lipidomics, small molecule and Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS).

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. But what makes us different isn’t only what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re Australia’s number one university for impact and among the nation’s Top 20 employers. And it’s why we come to campus each day.

Benefits and Culture: 

UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to UNSW benefits including:

  • Flexible working
  • Additional 3 days of leave over the Christmas Period
  • Access to lifelong learning and career development
  • Progressive HR practices
  • Discounts and entitlements   

Who you are

You can demonstrate your experience supporting researchers with bioanalytical mass spectrometry services in an analytical chemistry or biological research setting, as well as knowledge of the operating principles of mass spectrometers, separation systems, IRMS &/or small molecule analytical methodologies. 

To Apply:  If supporting users and developing your skills in bioanalytical mass spectrometry is of interest to you, please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Skills and Experience required (nominated in the Position Description). 


Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant


Applications close: 11:55pm, Sunday 12th February 2023

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment. 


Position Description

Advertised: 17 Jan 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 12 Feb 2023 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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