Position Vacant – Technical Officer Wine Chemistry

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 to support research projects based at the AWRI, at the Waite Research Precinct in Adelaide. The Technical Officer will provide technical support for research projects dealing with the management of unwanted ‘reductive’ aromas in wines. Activities will focus on the collection, preparation and analysis of wine samples using a variety of analytical techniques.

The ideal candidate will be technically proficient in the laboratory, an excellent communicator and team player, and will have a high level of integrity and scientific curiosity. In-depth knowledge of analytical chemistry and practical experience with chromatographic instrumentation and software are highly desirable.

For a position description please visit Technical Officer Wine Chemistry Position Description or for more information please contact Marlize Bekker on (08) 8313 6600 or Marlize.Bekker@awri.com.au

Applications should be completed via the online application form by 27 October 2017. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be considered.