Analytical Chemist – 6 Month Contract – Govt Body (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time


  • 6 Month Contract with excellent salary
  • Excellent Opportunity to Join Australia’s Premier Research Govt Body
  • Based close to Melbourne CBD



Our client, a well known government agency based in Melbourne, is currently looking for an Analytical Chemist to with strong Analytical Chemistry Skills.



With tertiary qualifications up to the level of PhD, you will need to provide technical support for the operation and maintainence of laboratory instruments such as IR Spectroscopy, GC and associated equipment.

In summary your duties will involve the provision of technical and professional support in the following areas:

  • Assist with the calibration and verification of IR Spectroscopy
  • Assist with the calibration, verification and day to day operation of GC and similar laboratory equipment
  • Manual handling of equipment
  • Assist with data collection and storage.
  • Assist with testing of absorbent materials.

This is a contract is initially for 6 months and may be extended.



To be considered for this position you must meet the following criteria:

  • You MUST BE an Australian citizen! PR IS NOT SUFFICIENT
  • Have tertiary qualifications such as a PhD or lower – degree minimum.
  • Excellent analytical chemistry skills especially in GC
  • Good working knowledge, method development, Calibrations and Validation of GC and IR
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a team member or individually under general direction.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to complete tasks on time.
  • Competence in the use of computers and computer software, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel, for the purposes of documenting SOPs, recording data and updating laboratory records.
  • Ability to operate computer controlled laboratory equipment.



To apply for this rare opportunity, please forward your covering letter addressing the criteria above and an updated resume by using the APPLY NOW button below.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. The CV’s of unsuccessful candidates will remain on our database to be considered for future positions.

Please Note: Unfortunately only short-listed candidates can be contacted due to high volume of applications.