Position Vacant – Technical Officer Sensory Analyst

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 Technical Officer – Sensory Analyst to support research projects based at the AWRI, at the Waite Research Precinct in Adelaide. The Technical Officer will provide technical support for projects investigating the effects of winemaking variables on the sensory properties, and responses to sensory properties, of wine. The successful candidate will perform sensory tests, including preparation of tests, communication with sensory assessors and implementation of tests.

The ideal applicant should have a Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant discipline such as wine or food science, chemistry or psychology. Applicants with a Diploma qualification with an understanding of sensory evaluation methodology are also encouraged to apply. Experience in leading sensory panels and training in statistics are desirable.

For a position description please visit 2018 Technical Officer Sensory Analyst Position Description or for more information please contact Leigh Francis on (08) 8313 6600 or AWRICareers@awri.com.au

Applications should be completed via the online application form by Friday 16 November 2018. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be considered.