Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

19 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2016
Denita Cragg
Contract Type
Full Time

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is a global leader in agriculture and food systems research.

This position will coordinate, develop and deliver a national, industry-focussed Master-class in horticulture business management.

In the role you will:

-Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.

-Undertake teaching and training of national (Level B) and international (Level C) standing in the discipline of Agribusiness relevant to horticulture production systems.

-Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, publish research findings in order to meet and regularly exceed the University's research performance expectations

-Provide scientific advice to clients and stakeholders through publications, technical reports and presentations at relevant fora, conferences and meetings.

-Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University, and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and wider community

You will be employed on a full time fixed term basis until December 2021.

To be considered, you will have:

-A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent

-Demonstrated experience in teaching and/or training. This may include presenting industry workshops or equivalent.

-A demonstrated commitment to applied research that underpins business and primary industry development and/or training

-A broad understanding of agribusiness that supports sustainable local and national primary industries

-A record of building and maintaining effective and productive links with local and national funding bodies, industry, government and wider community

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $125486 comprising base salary within the range of $90,962 to $107,253 plus 17% superannuation or at Academic Level C with a total remuneration package of up to $148178 comprising base salary within the range of $110,526 to $126,648 plus 17% superannuation

For further information about this position, please contact Dr Alistair Gracie, Senior Lecturer in Horticultural Science, / 03 6226 7468.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Friday, 7 October 2016.