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Tasmanian Government

Research Microbiologists (707707 and 707708)

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Animal Biosecurity & Welfare

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Position details

Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - Professional Stream Band 1-2
Salary:$60,753.00 to $99,599.00 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, full-time
Region: North

Period of Appointment

Three years


Undertake industry focussed, project research, to develop prototype viral vaccines for fish that will be used for disease mitigation by the Tasmanian salmonid aquaculture industry.

Essential Requirements

A degree in Biological Sciences or Biomedical Sciences, or an equivalent qualification, relevant to the professional duties to be undertaken, as provided by a university.

Desirable Requirements

Band 1:   An Honours degree obtained by research in aquatic animal health microbiology or medical laboratory microbiology or virology

Band 2:   A PhD in the fields of aquatic animal health, microbiology or fish virology in one or more of these areas.

A current motor vehicle driver's licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File 707708 and 707707 Research Microbiologist.docx

Download File 707708 and 707707 Research Microbiologist.pdf

Download File Advice to Applicants - DPIPWE.docx

Download File Advice for Applicants - DPIPWE.pdf

How to apply

Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday 23 January 2017.

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.

For more information

Jeremy Carson
Principal Research Microbiologist
(03) 6777 2098

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  1. Review the Statement of Duties and consider if you meet the requirements.
  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
  3. Submit your application including any additional documents e.g. your current resume, response to the Selection Criteria, and/or a one page summary as requested in the job vacancy.