- Research position focused on Digital Agriculture
- Two Full-time positions, 3.5 Years Fixed-Term, Narrabri Campus
- Academic Level A Base Salary: $73,420 p.a. - $92,682 p.a. plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.
About the Opportunity
Applications are invited for a Research Associate to work with a team demonstrating the application of digital technologies in agriculture at Narrabri, NSW . You will also be responsible:
- The primary function is to coordinate
the day to day operations of the new Digifarm project. This includes assisting
with the establishment and monitoring of field experiments, data collection,
synthesis and storage.
- The appointee will contribute to
communication and outreach activities such as farm field days and written
- The appointee will be an integral
member of the newly formed Digital agriculture team in Narrabri and the key
link for other University of Sydney staff working on the project. They will
also be expected to work with industry partners and local farmers. The
successful applicant will be encouraged to develop their own specific research
interests as part of their professional development.
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence and are seeking to recruit for a Research Associate role within the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, who has:
- Degree in agronomy or agricultural
engineering or similar. Understanding of digital agricultural technologies
or agronomy related to farms of north west NSW Experience in the conduct of field
research or farming operations
- Superior written and verbal
communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and
diplomatically in small- to medium- sized groups and on an individual basis.
Preparedness to contribute and write scientific papers and other outreach
- Intermediate to advance computer
skills, including storing research data appropriately in databases and/or
statistical analysis programs, and/or GIS and extracting relevant reporting
- Ability to work independently and
collaboratively, with a significant degree of autonomy, and take responsibility
for research program to ensure milestones are achieved
Budiman Minasny | Professor in
School of Life & Environmental
Sciences | Sydney Institute of Agriculture. THE
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Located at: Rm 108, Biomedical
Building C81, 1
Central Avenue, Australian Technology Park,
Eveleigh, NSW 2015, Australia.
T +61 2 8627 1131 | E budiman.Minasny@sydney.edu.au | Webpage | Google Scholar | ORCID