Senior Lecturer (Level C) In Agribusiness

at Griffith University

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable. We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation. The position is located in the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) but works directly with the Griffith Agribusiness team. GAI is an internationally recognised research centre in the Griffith Business School reflecting the University's longstanding commitment and future aspirations for the study of and engagement with nations of Asia and the Pacific. The Institute's vision is to be the informed voice leading Australia's strategic engagement in the Asia Pacific - cultivating the knowledge, capabilities and connections that will inform and enrich Australia's Asia-Pacific future.

The opportunity

As a Senior Lecturer in Agribusiness, you will: have a well-developed profile in research and innovation; have made a significant contribution to the agribusiness sector; be committed to achieving excellence in applied research projects; have a record high-impact publications and executive education; and will actively and effectively supervise honours and postgraduate research student projects. The position will undertake research in the area of agribusiness and make a significant contribution to the development of the agribusiness research stream. The contribution to research outcomes includes grant applications, project leadership, academic and industry publications, and external engagement activities. This is a fixed term (three years), full time position based at the South Bank campus.

About you

The successful candidates will possess a PhD in Agricultural Economics, Agronomy or other relevant discipline area. You will have a proven track record in research and innovation and attracting competitive national and international research grant funding. In addition, you will have the demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong relationships and engagement with both internal and external stakeholders.

Salary range

Senior Lecturer, Level C: $115,593 - $133,289 per annum. Salary packaging including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $135,244 - $155,948 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
  • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
  • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
  • Research interests and list of publications;
  • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description. Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

Applications are invited from candidates with Australian work rights only.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world. At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people. Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

Obtain the position description and application requirements by clicking the following link: (HR to include link to PD). For further information about this role, please contact Associate Professor Robin Roberts, Research Stream Lead on +61 (0) 7 3735 0018 or email: For application queries, please contact Ms Jagoda Piatkowska, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6617.

Closing date: Tuesday, 23 April 2019 at 5pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online. As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

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