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Lecturer in Viticulture

Reference no: 495697
Work type: Continuing - Full Time
Location: Wagga Wagga
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research

  • Join a team of industry based, world class researchers
  • Contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • Great regional location in the Riverina with relocation assistance available 

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Level B - AU$102,486 to AU$121,504 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals to play a key role in the Viticulture discipline group. Make meaningful contributions by developing strong links and collaborate with industry to grow the School’s teaching, research, development and extension (RD&E) activities.

Additionally, you will work closely with colleagues in wine science, wine production, viticulture, food engineering and others, to generate fundamental knowledge and support industry uptake of optimised wine production systems relevant both to Australia and internationally.

This position would ideally suit an individual with practical experience within the discipline, plus teaching and research experience in viticulture and/or wine making.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral or masters level qualification relevant to viticulture, or a closely related discipline in horticultural science, plant science or wine science or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • A record of teaching or research relevant to the discipline
  • Evidence of the delivery of high quality, student centred learning and teaching
  • Significant knowledge and understanding of viticulture science and the management of vineyards and the impacts on grape and wine production gained through industry experience and/ or scholarly activities or similar

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. 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.

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 and Health 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, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences provides more than twenty undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the Faculty of Science and Health. This includes Agricultural Science, Agribusiness Animal Science, Environmental Science and Management and Veterinary Science. The School has substantial infrastructure of a high standard for training veterinary undergraduates and postgraduates, including access to on-campus veterinary enterprises in Wagga. The School has a strong research profile, including significant numbers of undergraduate honours and higher research degree students. Relevant research strengths include animal health, welfare and diseases, epidemiology, biosecurity, toxicology, animal models of human conditions and animal production.

Charles Sturt University 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. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting: 

Associate Professor Benjamin Wilson | Associate Head of School, Natural and Applied Sciences / Associate Professor in Landscape Processes | | Ph: 02 6051 9675

Closing Date: 11pm, 18 October 2022

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Applications close: - AUS Eastern Daylight Time