Position Vacant – Wine Biosciences Technical Officer

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 culture at the AWRI is professional, innovative and sets high industry standards. As part of these standards the AWRI offers favourable working conditions and an environment conducive to success. The AWRI has strong links with the wine sector 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 within the AWRI’s Biosciences team. The position will focus on the provision of technical and scientific support for research projects on the microbiology, chemistry and sensory properties of grapes, juice and wine, with an emphasis on microbial ecology.

The ideal candidate will be technically proficient in a laboratory environment, an excellent communicator and team player, and have a high level of integrity and scientific curiosity. Experience in microbiology and molecular biology techniques is highly desirable.

For a position description please visit Position Description Wine Biosciences Technical Officer and for further information about the position please contact Dr Anthony Borneman on (08) 8313 6600 or anthony.borneman@awri.com.au.

Applications should be completed via the online application form at http://www.awri.com.au by Friday 11 May 2018. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be considered.