An exciting opportunity is available to work on projects related to a new ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre on Accelerated Future Crop Development run jointly by Australian National University and the University of Adelaide, and on other research related to food/agricultural values.

The successful candidate will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team led by Prof Rachel A. Ankeny at Adelaide. The project will involve research on Responsible Research Innovation (RRI) and Community Engagement in agriculture, and development and implementation of training in these areas for next-generation scientists working in agricultural technologies, with a goal of building capacities within science, farming, and other stakeholder communities to engage in scientific practices that are simultaneously innovative, responsible, and publicly beneficial.

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD in Philosophy (applied ethics or philosophy of science), Science and Technology Studies, Science Policy, Food Studies, Rural Studies, History and Philosophy of Science, or a related field.
  • Excellent research skills including experience in literature reviews and analysis, and in empirical studies (e.g., participatory approaches, focus groups, surveys, interviews) particularly relating to agriculture/food values.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Track record of high-quality publications appropriate to stage of career.
  • Capacity to undertake administrative and other duties related to research management.

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