17 May

Research Officer Jobs Vacancy in The University Adelaide Adelaide

Position
Research Officer
Company
The University Adelaide
Location
Adelaide Sulawesi Utara
Opening
17 May, 2018 10 days ago

The University Adelaide Adelaide urgently required following position for Research Officer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Research Officer Jobs Vacancy in The University Adelaide Adelaide Jobs Details:

  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Research Officer: National Frost Initiative

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favorable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.

The Faculty of Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. As the first university in Australia to grant degrees in science (1882), science has long been at the cornerstone of the institution and this continues today. As a research and education leader in fields such as agriculture, food & wine, animal & veterinary sciences, biological sciences, and physical sciences, the Faculty offers an exciting and innovative work environment.

The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine is embedded in the Faculty of Sciences. The school is located at the University's Waite campus, the pre-eminent agricultural and wine science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. The School offers academic programs in food and nutrition science, applied biology, agricultural science, viticulture and oenology and plant biotechnology. The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine has world-class expertise and facilities in human nutrition, agricultural and plant sciences, plant breeding, viticulture and oenology and biochemistry. The School is home to a range of research centers and works closely with a number of co-located partners including CSIRO (Agriculture, Land & Food), South Australian Research & Development Institute and Australian Wine Research Institute, as well as the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join us as part of a Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) funded project that is part of the National Frost Initiative. Under the general direction of the project supervisors, the research officer will complete laboratory and field-based research for a GRDC funded project that aims to investigate nitrogen rate, time of sowing and/or crop type management to mitigate against frost. In doing so, protocols and experimental approaches will be developed that will assist in providing economic information that minimises the financial impact of frost.

This fixed-term position is available immediately until June 2019 in the first instance.

Salary: (HEO6) $77,316-$83,548 per annum, plus an employer superannuation contribution of up to 17% applies.

Term of position: This fixed-term contract is available immediately until June 2019.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

1. Demonstrated understanding, at an appropriate level, in the area of crop genetics and crop physiology.
2. Demonstrated skills in plant sampling (preferably cereal crops) and analysis from field-based experiments.
3. Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyse data to inform decision making processes.
4. Excellent communication skills, as evidenced through report writing and delivery of oral presentations.

You should have completed a Bachelor degree in Sciences or Agricultural Sciences (or related discipline) with relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education/training/experience.

Please address and upload your responses to the 'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. Please also include the following

  • include your resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • quote the relevant reference number
  • include residency status
  • include the names and contact details for three referees

If you have any queries regarding this position, contact

A/Professor Jason Able, Phone: (08) 8313 7075 , Email: jason.able@adelaide.edu.au

Dr Ariel Ferrante , Phone: (08) 8313 6738 , Email: ariel.ferrante@adelaide.edu.au

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