Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

Senior Research Officer - Agricultural Education & Extension



Senior Research Officer - Agricultural Education & Extension

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Date: 14 Nov 2023

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity

• Fixed Term (until 30.05.2025), Full Time • School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences • CQUniversity Rockhampton • Total Remuneration $126,364 to $149,350 pa (including salary of $106,780 to $126,203 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

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 Research Division oversees and manages CQUniversity's research activities to ensure compliance with the Higher Education Standards Framework. The School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences research activities focus on national research priorities that are important for social, environmental, and economic well-being, both nationally and globally. Majority of research is conducted in partnership with local, state and federal governments, industry and other organisations with a particular focus on regional needs.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Officer to join our team to contribute towards the research effort of the Agri-tech Education and Extension team at CQUniversity. This role is fundamental to the effective coordination of research activities and engagement with a range of agricultural education and extension activities. You will develop and deliver agricultural education activities as part of research projects and work to develop and maintain key industry partnerships. Regular domestic travel will be required.

Be rewarded

• 6 weeks annual leave • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund) • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities • Generous paid careers, maternity and paternity leave • Flexible work / life balance

Position Requirements

• Possession of a research higher degree; or equivalent research experience in the discipline of agriculture education, STEM education or agriculture • Demonstrated ability to conduct research under limited supervision, either as a member of a team or, where appropriate independently and a willingness to apply for external research grants and contracts. • Demonstrated high level interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and in multidisciplinary teams as well as with external stakeholders where required. • Proven ability to undertake research, demonstrating expertise and skills in qualitative and/or qualitative research methods including analysis and interpretation, and experience in the preparation of research reports and papers.

Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 3 December 2023

Job Requisition ID: 3930

Contact Details:

Amy Cosby

0405 824 112

[email protected]

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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Job details


Senior Research Officer - Agricultural Education & Extension


Central Queensland University




November 15, 2023

Application deadline

December 03, 2023

Job type



Medicine,Social Science

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.

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