Post-Doctoral Research Officer, The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Post-Doctoral Research Officer
Job No.:
Faculty of Science
Salary (FTE):
Academic Level A ($57,330.21 - $77,764.39)
Work type:
Part Time - Fixed Term

The Centre for Pesticide Application and Safety (CPAS) is a national scientific research and training group located within the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences at The University of Queensland, Gatton campus near Brisbane. It has been working for many years on pesticide exposure research and training, both within Australia and internationally

The role

The successful appointee will join a multi-disciplinary team as part of an Australian Grain Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) project titled 'Core DRT (Drift Reducing Technologies) Database to Support the Ground Application of Pesticides (boom sprayer), accommodating Nozzles, Formulations and Adjuvants'. This research will be conducted in the pesticide wind tunnel research complex at the Gatton Campus of the University of Queensland. The successful appointee will be responsible for the day to day management of the project under the direction of the chief investigators.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in relevant disciplines. Preference will be given to applicants with PhD qualifications and grounding in plant protection and/or spray technology. You should also have good general research skills, a strong methodological background, excellent statistical and analytic skills, very good writing abilities, and the capacity to interact with industry and work with multidisciplinary research teams.


This is a part-time (0.8 FTE), fixed term appointment for two years at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $54,366 - $58,359 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $63,609 - $68,280 p.a.).


To discuss this role please contact Dr Gary Dorr on +61 7 5460 1350 or .

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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Applications closed for this job on 2 Dec 2011
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