Research Assistant, Centre of Crop Disease Management

Perth, Australia
07 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed term, full time until June 2019
  • 67,886 – 74,404 (G05)

We believe that investing in dedicated people and their ideas will make tomorrow better. With this in mind, Curtin University is offering a Research Assistant position within the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM)

As a Research Assistant, you will provide technical support to the agribusiness component of Program 1. The Program includes agribusiness and agronomy work associated with research activities on several diseases of crops. The objective is to inform the agricultural industry’s crop management decisions with information and knowledge that will enhance profitability of farming systems.

Completion of (or progress towards) a degree in agribusiness, agricultural economics or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and training is essential.

Demonstrated experience in scientific/research methods, techniques and protocols, including experience with the use and analysis of, agronomic and economic response functions is paramount to your success in this position.

The 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.

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.

Amir Abadi Ghadim, on telephone 8 9266 5679

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.

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 20 November 2017