Interested in basic or applied research in the Australian wine industry? Looking for a PhD or MPhil in wine research?

Generous postgraduate research opportunities are currently available to join the Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production.

These projects offer a unique opportunity to work on industry-linked projects with leading grape and wine researchers and wine industry partners. All projects include an industry placement component.

Projects on offer span the grape and wine production chain.  Areas of research include; plant science and physiology, viticulture, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, oenology, organic/analytical chemistry, food science, fermentation and process technology, and wine sensory science.

The positions will be based at either the School of Agriculture, Food & Wine at The University of Adelaide (Waite campus) or The National Wine and Grape Industry Centre at Charles Sturt University (Wagga Wagga, NSW).

Information on available projects can be found on the positions available page of the ARC Training Centre website along with eligibility, stipend and application information. We encourage anyone interested in specific project(s) to get in touch with the listed project supervisor to express your interest and discuss the project in more detail before applying.

Applications are open to suitably qualified Australian domestic and international students.  Successful applicants will receive an indicative stipend of $32,302 per annum as set by the ARC for three years (PhD) or two years (MPhil), as well as generous project operating funds.


Applications will remain open until all projects are filled

Further information:

Additional contacts:
Training Centre Manager Dr Joanna Sundstrom
Training Centre Director Professor Vladimir Jiranek

The ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production is funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (IC170100008), industry partners, University of Adelaide and Charles Sturt University.

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