6 Parker St,
Mile End, SA, 5031
Mobile: +61 (0)405 808 597
Kyall Pocock
Email: [email protected]
Career Objective
Seeking a full time role in the pharmaceutical industry where my well-developed problem solving,
leadership and interpersonal skills can make a positive contribution to the profitability and success of
my employer.
Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Engineering (Honours), completed 2011, University of Adelaide.
- Thyne Reid Scholarship in Engineering, Access Adelaide Scholarship, Commonwealth
Courses I excelled at include:
- Advanced Pharmaceutical Unit Operations
- Medicinal and Biological Chemistry III
- Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packaging
- Pharmaceutical Plant Design (Pharmaceutical Wastewater Plant Design)
- Particulate Processes and Colloid Science
- Professional Practice IV
Demonstrated Skills and Abilities
Clean room, 50 hours+ use(photolithography: spin coater, mask aligner, development,
Microfluidic chip fabrication (soft lithography)
PC2 laboratory accreditation
Cell culturing
Extremely proficient with multiple computer applications (Word, Excel, SuperPro, Hysis)
Able to follow instructions adeptly
Fast learner coupled with eagerness to learn
Able to work individually or in a team
In-depth knowledge of GMP, GLP, TGA, OH&S and validation regulations
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Natural leadership
Outstanding common sense and mechanically proficient due to an upbringing on a farm
Leadership and Extra Curricula Involvement
4th year student representative, International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE)
member, University of Adelaide chapter, 2011
Club captain, Echunga Cricket Club, 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13, A grade team member 2006
to present
Volunteer member, Echunga Recreation Grounds committee, Nov 2011 to present
Association representative, Alexanderina and Eastern Hills Cricket Association, 2011
Team member, Echunga Football Club A grade,2006 to present
Team coach, under 12’s Echunga Cricket Club, 2006 to 2009
Prefect, Rostrevor College,2006
Professional and Employment Background
Relevant Work Experience:
Mar 2012 – Present
Ian Wark Research Institute – Research Assistant
Research on a project funded by Channel 7 for a novel early breast
cancer detection method. Working in areas including
photolithography, soft lithography, microfabrication, surface
functionalization and microfluidics.
Dec 2011 – Feb 2012
Ian Wark Research Institute – Vacation scholarship
Full time 8 week research program in the area of ‘Microfluidic-based
preparation of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic nanocarriers’.
Involves the use of a sophisticated research laboratory and a
presentation on the final research findings.
Other Work Experience:
Nov 2006 – Dec 2008
Dec 2010 – Feb 2011
Dairy Farm
Full time in university holidays and part time during university.
Duties included milking the cows twice a day, baling and feeding out
hay, heavy machinery operation, fencing, shifting cattle, weaning
calves and general farm maintenance.
15th March 2010 Dec 2010
Landmark (Strathalbyn) – Merchandise Sales
Part time position held while at university. Duties included direct
over the counter sales with customers, restocking of the warehouse,
general store maintenance and balancing of accounts and the
register at the end of each day.
16th Nov 2009 26th Feb 2010
JS Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Services
Full time summer job. Involved the installation of wall split and
ducted air conditioning systems in both commercial and
residential buildings.
I enjoy playing and watching cricket, Australian rules football and tennis. I love to keep active in my
spare time and enjoy any chance I have to get outdoors. A true passion of mine is snowboarding, as I
recently completed a winter season in Canada, in 2008/09.
Dr Hu Zhang
Pharmaceutical Engineering course coordinator, honours supervisor and lecturer
School of Chemical Engineering
University of Adelaide
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +61-8-83033810
Alison J. Mastrangelo, PhD
Associate Program Manager
One 2 One BioServices
Hospira Adelaide Pty Ltd
Thebarton, SA
Phone: (08) 8150 8265 or mobile 0422 121 689
E-mail: [email protected]
Charlene Holly
Merchandise Manager
Landmark Strathalbyn
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 0407 718 662
Justin Sapio
JS Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Services
Mobile: 0411 154 250