Research Fellow, Biometrics – Statistics for the Australian Grains Industry (SAGI) program

10 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tenure: 4 years fixed-term, full-time
Salary Range: $97,076 - $115,277 (ALB)
Location: Bentley

Description: We believe that investing in dedicated people and their ideas will make tomorrow better. With this in mind, Curtin University is offering two Research Fellow (ALB) positions in the disciplinary area of biometrics.

As a Research Fellow, your role will contribute to the Statistics for the Australian Grains Industry (SAGI) Western Node research program funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation under the direction of John Curtin Distinguished Professor, Adrian Baddeley. The main purpose of these positions is to support biometrics for the WA grains industry across an agreed range of research themes.

This unique opportunity will allow you to utilise your strong knowledge of biometrics and research skills, and make significant contributions to the SAGI program. You will be working within a multidisciplinary team of energetic researchers and research students.

A doctoral qualification combined with high level research experience in biometrics research is essential. Strong statistical research relevant to the grains industry is paramount to your success in this position.

The Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM) is a national research centre co-supported by Curtin University and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC). Launched in 2014, the centre’s major aim is to reduce the economic impact of crop disease for Australian growers.

Curtin University has a bold vision to be one of the leading institutions in the Asia-Pacific region. Curtin is now entering an exciting phase as it focuses on further building its research capacity, and enhancing its already strong reputation for innovation in learning and teaching.

Benefits and Remuneration: The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.

Contact Person: Lily Dewse, Recruitment Consultant on telephone 9266 4774

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Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action: Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

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Disclaimer: Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.

Applications Close: 5 pm, Monday 27 March 2017


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