Microbiology Lecturer B, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Adelaide, Australia
$102,952 - $121,779 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies
06 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
13 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Level B ($102,952-$121,779) per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies

The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine seeks to appoint an emerging leader in wine microbiology with experience in undergraduate learning and teaching within the wine science domain.

This opportunity will enable an early career researcher to join a team of world class grape and wine science academics in teaching and researching their area of expertise. The appointee will introduce innovative approaches to teaching and assessment, and contribute collaboratively to curriculum design for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses/programs in wine science across the discpline. The appointee will also contribute to the current research program with the opportunity to expand the research into their preferred field of research, focusing on the critical area of wine microbiology.

The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine is based at the Waite campus in Adelaide which features our own on-campus vineyards and winery for use in both research and teaching.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD in wine or food microbiology or a related discipline, with at least 3 years’ postdoctoral experience.
  • A strong track record in wine science research or related field evidenced by papers in peer-reviewed journals, and trade journals, patents or equivalent.
  • Experience in teaching at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, with an ability to contribute to course development and the introduction of novel approaches to teaching.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake high quality teaching-related activities including assessment, marking, pastoral care and maintaining online learning platforms connected with courses.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under limited supervision to deliver excellent educational outcomes, including demonstrated capacity to relate to students from a variety of backgrounds

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

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Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 13th April  2023.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Jason Able
Head of School, Agriculture, Food & Wine
P: +61 (8) 83137075
E: jason.able@adelaide.edu.au

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The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.