Position Vacant – Project Technician Chemistry Commercial Services

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) is the Australian grape and wine industry’s own research organisation. It supports a sustainable and successful grape and wine industry through world class research, practical solutions and knowledge transfer. The AWRI has strong links with the wine industry and other research organisations both nationally and internationally and provides a stimulating and challenging work environment.

Applications are invited for a Project Technician-Chemistry within the project team of AWRI Commercial Services. The position is a 12-month contract with the possibility of ongoing work at the conclusion of the initial contract. The new incumbent will need to work well within a busy team environment and ideally be able to commence as soon as possible.

The role focuses on using technical and analytical skills to provide accurate and reliable chemical analytical and method development services to the Commercial Services project team and other internal customers. These services contribute to ensuring the continued high standard and increasing scope of offerings to the Australian grape and wine sector.

The successful applicant should have practical experience in a research or laboratory environment and demonstrated ability with GC-MS and LC-MS techniques, including method development and validation. The role is suitable for a Bachelor-level graduate or equivalent, ideally with knowledge of the wine industry and experience in technical report writing.

For a position description please visit 2017 Project Technician Chemistry Commercial Services Position Description and for further information on the position please contact the Group Manager Commercial Services, Dr Eric Wilkes on (08) 8313 6600 or eric.wilkes@awri.com.au.

Applications should be completed via the online application form by 3 November 2017. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be considered.