Research Assistant in Meat Technology

Melbourne, Australia
06 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Bundoora Campus Location
  • Full-Time, 16-month Fixed-Term Position
  • $82,143 - $85,604 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Science one of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role & Responsibilities

The Research Assistant will undertake research activities in line with the objectives of the Australian Meat Processor Corporation funded project "Educational Pathways: Creating a Highly Skilled Meat Industry". This is a multifaceted project that brings together research leaders from a number of disciplines within the fields of science and engineering.

Skills & Experience Required

You will be able to demonstrate a track record of research output including publications, conference contributions and/or technical reports in the field. An ability to work autonomously and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government will be essential to your success in the role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Peter Torley on +61 3 9925 5095 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 566801.

Applications close on Monday 23rd July 2018.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.