Research Scientist

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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Science
Classification: SciB
Work Location: Western - Horsham
Reference: VG/032970
Closing Date: 28-May-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: PD_PN_032970-RS-Plant Sciences_Agronomist_SciB_May19.docx (Word, 115KB)


Contact: Garry Rosewarne
0477 616 759

Position Details

Research Scientist

  • $84,019 - $95,329 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – 3 years 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Horsham (flexibility may be available)

The position of Research Scientist forms a part of the Agriculture Victoria Research branch within the Agriculture Victoria group

Reporting to the Senior Research Scientist, you will play a key role in a new research initiative co-funded by Agriculture Victoria Research and Grains Research and Development Corporation, that will investigate physiological and agronomic approaches to achieve transformational productivity improvements in pulses in south-eastern Australia.

To be successful in this role, you will have good knowledge of research practices for studying physiological processes in pulses and the effect they have on productivity in a range of agroecological environments. If you have can demonstrate ability to undertake research along with the ability to analyse an interpret scientific data and to publish findings in high quality scientific journals, then this could be the position for you.  A degree in Agricultural Science, Science or a related discipline with post graduate qualifications in crop physiology, agronomy or plant breeding is mandatory.

For a confidential discussion, please call Garry Rosewarne on 0477 616 759.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 28 May 2019 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description


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