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
Superannuation: An employer contribution of up to 17% applies.
Term of position: This fixed-term contract is available immediately until June 2019
To be successful you should have:
- Demonstrated understanding, at an appropriate level, in the area of crop genetics and crop physiology.
- Demonstrated skills in plant sampling (preferably cereal crops) and analysis from field-based experiments.
- Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyse data to inform decision making processes.
- 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.
Closing date for Applications: 16th June 2018