Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Meat Science

Armidale, Australia
30 May 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Environmental & Rural Science

  • Full-time, 1 year fixed-term position, with the possibility of extension
  • $ 82,738 to $88,725 per annum (Level A with PhD)
  • Plus 9.5% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

About the role

The postdoctoral research fellow will play an integral role in the meat science research team within the animal science discipline by developing scholarly research outputs, managing the completion of research projects and contributing to the teaching effort of the faculty. This includes experimental design, experiment procedure, laboratory analysis, data analysis, publication of research outputs plus the supervision of honours and postgraduate students. The role is also expected to perform a range of administrative and service functions for themeat science group within the faculty.

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent in meat science, animalscience or a related area, plus an understanding of the impact of production systems/nutrition on meat quality.  Excellent communication skills, initiative and the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative research team are essential for this role.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Peter McGilchrist:  phone 02 6773 1845 or email

Closing Date:   25 June 2018

Reference No:   218102

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.