Youth Educator – laboratory skills

Part-time contract (0.6 FTE) until 31 December 2023Based in Darwin  Be part of an exciting opportunity to educate the next generation health workforce of the NT!Menzies is looking for an educator to join the Menzies-Ramaciotti Centre to deliver training focused on building the local and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce in regional and remote Australia.This laboratory-based role will primarily involve development and delivery of training in microbiological and molecular methods to junior staff, students and trainees. This position requires a high degree of flexibility to meet training and supervision needs of students and a commitment to working collaboratively across disciplinary and cultural boundaries.What you will bring to the roleAs an enthusiastic, qualified academic you will have Bachelor of Science or teaching qualifications and/or equivalent experience in training delivery and mentoring of youth or junior staff including development of training programs or modules.You will have highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and professionally with academic colleagues, junior staff, students and people from diverse cultures.The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to develop extended training modules that can be scheduled and delivered to groups of program participants at scale; provide support to program participants in career progression including applying for grants, facilitate extended training, work experience, professional development and leadership development opportunities; undertake laboratory essays with the highest care, rigour and attention to details.Why MenziesMenzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies School of Health Research continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.Benefits of working for Menzies6 weeks annual leaveOption to increase super to 14%Attractive salary package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits Academic Level A $92,885 - $118,790 pa, pro-rata (comprising a gross salary of $71,647 - $94,329 per annum, pro-rata)Contact:If you have any questions regarding the role or to obtain the Position Description, please contact:Michael Johnston, Senior Research Officer, The Menzies-Ramaciotti CentreEmail: michael.johnston@menzies.edu.au Phone: 08 8946 8635, mobile: 0417 890 944Closing date:  Sunday, 2 May 2022Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to applyApplicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Successful candidate will be required to provide suitable evidence to Human ResourcesApplicants are required to address the selection criteria. For information on how to apply for this position and to obtain the Position Description and Selection Criteria please visit Menzies career website https://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Careers/Information_for_applicants/  or phone 08 8946 8626.  PD_Youth Educator - laboratory skills 71000 AUD Darwin