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Research Officer

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Area:Qld Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
Salary (FTE):Academic Level A ($67,542.89 - $90,982.26)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)

The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) is a research institute of the University of Queensland (UQ), supported by the Queensland Government

As one of the few research-intensive universities worldwide located in a subtropical environment, UQ is a global leader in agriculture and food science research in subtropical and tropical production systems

Agriculture-related research at UQ is consistently ranked among the best in the world

About This Opportunity

You'll gain highly regarded research and support exposure on the following externally funded projects;

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Higher degree in a relevant discipline,
  • Experience in;
    • use of R software package
    • management of genomic SNP and, preferably, sequence data
    • implementation of linear mixed models
  • Ability to;
    • quickly develop understanding of horticultural tree crop biology
    • work independently and effectively manage own work program
    • collaborate with international scientists, knowledge of Chinese language would be an advantage
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time fixed term position at Academic Level A 
The remuneration package will be in the range $67,452.89 to $  90,982.26 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $79,024 - $106,448 p.a.)

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 508243 Research Officer PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Craig Hardner
For application queries, please contact  stating the job number in the subject line 
To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:
  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria (no more than 2-3 pages)
  • Resume


Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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