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Technical Officer

Morobe, Papua New Guinea





The department offers a four-year undergraduate degree and a graduate masters progrom in Applied Physics and has also ran another four year degree program for Radiation Therapy course. The Radiation Therapy couse is slowly phasing out and a new program in Biomedical Engineering Program will start in 2018. The department has seventen (17) academic members, six (6) technical staff and three (3) administrative staff. The department is relatively small but plays a very important role in which the department provides service courses to ten (10) other departments in the University while running two (2) undergraduate courses.

Technical Officer

Applicant for this position must have a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics degree or related qualification from a recognized university with a strong commitment to teaching and research activities of the department. The key responsibilities will be in the ICT section within the department which includes assistance in the maintenance of all laboratory equipment and instrumentation. Conduct preventive maintenance inspections on all instrumentation equipment, perform routine maintencance and repair on laboratory instrumentation, troubleshooting and repair of problematic laboratory equipment and undertake calibrations of a range of instrumentation utilized in the laboratories.

The position ensures that all laboratory instrumentation are maintained and in proper and safe working conditions. The applicant will work closely with the Principal Technical Officer to ensure daily laboratory classes are run without interruption from instrumentation failure.

Suitable candidate should have a minimum of 2 years industrial experience and must show interest in learning and being involved in research projects and to be able to progress in the academic support positions.

Base Salary:

Technical Officer 1/2 K22,045.00 - K26,944.00 plus K1,000.00 Domestic Market Allowance Per Annum

(Level of appointment depends upon qualification and experience)

Suitable candidates are invited to send detailed application with curriculum vitae, publication list, and summary of her/his educational activity, researh interest, and certifited copies of their certificates of qualifications. They should provide names and addresses, including email addresses, fax/phone numbers of three (3) referees, at least one of whom should be a past/present employer or supervisor. Applicants should also give an indication of their earliest availability to take up the appointment. Applications must be sent by email to by 29th September 2017. This advertisement and further information on this position can be found at

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