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Casual Lecturer in Wine Science / Production

Reference no: 492460
Work type: Casual
Location: Wagga Wagga
Categories: Academic - Teaching Focussed

  • Work alongside a motivated and collaborative team
  • Varied and challenging role
  • Great Regional Location 

The Role

  • Casual
  • Wagga

The School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences is currently seeking a Casual Lecturer in Wine Science who will be responsible for wine science teaching with an emphasis on wine production and sensory evaluation of wine. While the position is nominally based in Wagga Wagga, the role involves on-line teaching which can be conducted from a distance.

To be successful you will have:

Ideally the preferred candidate should have practical experience in wine production or a related area.  Previous experience in tertiary level teaching will be well regarded.

While not essential, the ability to contribute to teaching in the broader area of practical viticulture and oenology would be an advantage.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences teaching and research activities are conducted at the Orange and Wagga Wagga campuses. Programmes offered include agricultural business management, agricultural science, horticulture, wine science, viticulture, and applied science. The School also offers PhD supervision over a wide range of disciplines.

The School has a significant research profile with close linkages to CSU Research Centres, including the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, The National Wine and Grape Industry Centre, and the Institute for Land, Water and Society. School staff collaborate with external partners in education and research, especially NSW Department of Primary Industry, CSIRO, leading national and international universities, and TAFE sector institutions. Active international linkages in around 20 countries enhance the education and research programs.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and submit a one page application letter addressing your ability to perform the role and your resume/CV.

If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available by contacting:

Professor Chris Steel |Professor of Viticulture | | Ph:   02 6933 2721

Applications Close: 11pm, 13 June 2018

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