Position Vacant: Senior Viticulturist

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 the position of Senior Viticulturist. The successful applicant will play a key role in the delivery of the AWRI’s viticulture capability, which is aimed at the dissemination of knowledge and information to the grape and wine sector. This may include technical support, extension, biosecurity, sustainability, and regulatory activities.

The ideal candidate will hold a degree in viticulture or related discipline, with a postgraduate qualification preferred. They will have at least five years’ practical experience of grapegrowing and production practices and the ability to design and manage projects. Superior communication skills and a passion for advancing viticulture are also prerequisites.
The position will be based at the Waite Research Precinct, Adelaide, SA and will work across a number of teams at the AWRI.
A position description is available from 2020 Senior Viticulturist Position Description. For further information, please contact the Group Manager – Industry Development and Support, Con Simos, on (08) 83136600 or con.simos@awri.com.au.

Applications should be completed via the online application form at http://www.awri.com.au by Friday, 31 July 2020. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be considered.