(BSE050) Scientific Officer Pathogen Genomics

(BSE050) Scientific Officer Pathogen Genomics

15 Nov
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Western Sydney Local Health District
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Sydney

15 Nov

Western Sydney Local Health District

Sydney

<div style="font-size:10pt"> <div><strong>Employment Type<strong>: Temporary Full Time (up to 12 months)<br > <strong>Position Classification<strong>: Hospital Scientist (Scientific Officer)<br > <strong>Remuneration<strong>: $32.41 - $46.95 per hour<br > <strong>Hours Per Week<strong>: 38<br > <strong>Requisition ID<strong>: REQ196445<br > <br > <strong>Where you'll be working<strong><div> <div> <div> <div style="text-align:justify">Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD)

is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.<br > <br > <strong>What you'll be doing<strong><div> <div style="text-align:justify"> <div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"><span>This position is based in the Centre of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, a large public health microbiology reference centre affiliated with the Sydney Medical School and Marie Bashir Institute of Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney.<span><div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"><br > <span>The primary purpose of the Scientific Officer Pathogen Genomics position is to undertake translational research and development in pathogen genomics in order to uncover mechanisms of disease and drug resistance emergence and spread using state-of-the-art genome sequencing techniques.<span><div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"> <div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"><span>People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.<span><div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"> <div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"><span style="line-height:107%">Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.  For more information, please visit: <span style="color:#0563c1"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><a href=":w.steppingup.health." style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">:w.steppingup.health.<a><u><span>  Aboriginal andor Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.<span><div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"> <div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"><span style="line-height:107%">Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability.<span><div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"> <div> <div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"><span style="line-height:107%"><strong>Please note:<strong> A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.<span><div> <div> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <div><strong>Essential Criteria:<strong><div> <div> <div> <div>Qualification: Science degree or equivalent qualification<div> <div> <div> <div><strong>Selection Criteria:<strong><div> <ol> <li> <div>Advanced skills and extensive experience in biomedical science.<div> <li> <li> <div>Demonstrated experience in medical microbiology.<div> <li> <li> <div>Practical experience in next generation sequencing andor bioinformatics.<div> <li> <li> <div>Demonstrated understanding of molecular epidemiology of pathogens with epidemic potential.<div> <li> <li> <div>Excellent time management and organisation skills with attention to detail in delivering results within specified timeframes.<div> <li> <li> <div>Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment while working autonomously.<div> <li> <li> <div>Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.<div> <li> <li> <div>Demonstrated skill in the analysis of complex issues, problem solving, formulating new approaches and implementing comprehensive change programs and improvement strategies, including the ability to develop and monitor outcomes.<div> <li> <ol> <div> <div> <div> <div>

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