Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Officer - Ruminant Production
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Date: 11 Sep 2023
Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU
Company: Central Queensland UniversityAbout this Opportunity
Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.Working at CQUniversity
The School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences offers a number of higher education and vocational education career-orientated programs across four Colleges: Science and Sustainability, Health Sciences, Psychology and Clinical Sciences. Our programs are taught by enthusiastic staff with extensive industry experience, expertise in research, teaching and consulting in their areas of interest. Our research activities focus on national research priorities that are important for social, environmental and economic well- being, both nationally and globally. A majority of our research is conducted in partnership with local, state and federal governments, industry and other organisations with a particular focus on regional needs.About the role
We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Officer to join our Precision Livestock Management team. This is an exciting opportunity to play a lead role in projects in crop-livestock systems in northern Australia and the Pacific. The advertised role will undertake research on ruminant nutrition, grazing behaviour and integrated production systems within multi-institute and multi-disciplinary research projects.
The successful candidate will contribute to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of livestock, pasture and socio-economic data. The role will involve the coordination of a range of research activities conducted on campus, and on-farm in Australia and in an international setting, with travel to the Pacific required to fulfill this role. Opportunity and support will be provided for the successful candidate to develop their own research projects.Consider a change in scenary
CQUniversity has a unique and enriching history which began in 1967, when the University was originally founded in Rockhampton. Allow our relocation packages to move you and your family to the sunny Central Queensland region, right on the doorstep of the southern Great Barrier Reef. The campus features lush gardens and lots of greenery, providing a tranquil and picturesque environment. The campus is centrally located with only a 15-minute drive to Rockhampton central business district and a 20-minute drive to the Capricorn Coast. Rockhampton offers a growing arts and culture scene and is only a stone's throw away from spectacular camping, fishing, and hiking spots (https: // www. explorerockhampton.com.au/Home).Be rewarded
For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.Apply today for a career that changes lives
Applications Close: 11:59pm, Friday, 13 October 2023
Job Requisition ID: 3513
0423 014 816
When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.
CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Officer - Ruminant Production Systems
Central Queensland University
September 13, 2023
October 13, 2023
About the employer
Central Queensland University was founded in Rockhampton in 1967 and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 24 campuses and locations all over Australia. It is regarded within the sector as Australia’s most inclusive and engaged university. The university has more than 300 courses across six areas of discipline, from short course and certificate level courses through to PhD courses. It is a National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) accredited institution.
It has been recognised among the top 800 universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World Rankings. It has also ranked within the world’s top 650 universities by QS World University Rankings and as one of the world’s best universities under 50 years of age by the Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings.
The university develops strong and mutually beneficial partnerships with business and industry. This includes opportunities related to research, scholarships, training, etc. They have established strong links with renowned industry partners, from both the public and private sectors, through research collaboration, integrated learning opportunities, scholarships and funding. These partnerships result in real benefits for the industry, business, community and students. The university is also involved in a wide range of research projects.