First listed on: 24 September 2019

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Viticulture


  • Join a team of industry based, world class researchers
  • Contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • Available for commencement in February 2020

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • AU$96,178 to AU$135,637 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

An exciting opportunity exists to join the largest and most successful provider of agricultural, horticultural and wine science education in Australia.

We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals to play a key role in the Viticulture discipline group. Make meaningful contribution by developing strong links and collaborate with industry to grow the Schools teaching, research, development and extension (RD&E) activities.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral or masters level qualification relevant to viticulture, or closely related discipline in horticultural science, plant science or wine science appropriate to level being applied for, or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • A record of teaching or research relevant to the discipline
  • Evidence of the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • Significant knowledge and understanding of viticulture science and the management of vineyards and the impacts on grape and wine production gained through industry experience and/ or scholarly activities or similar

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences teaching and research activities are conducted at the Orange and Wagga Wagga campuses. Programmes offered include agricultural business management, agricultural science, horticulture, wine science, viticulture, and applied science. The School also offers PhD supervision over a wide range of disciplines.

The School has a significant research profile with close linkages to CSU Research Centres, including the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, The National Wine and Grape Industry Centre, and the Institute for Land, Water and Society. School staff collaborate with external partners in education and research, especially NSW Department of Primary Industry, CSIRO, leading national and international universities, and TAFE sector institutions. Active international linkages in around 20 countries enhance the education and research programs.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Ben Wilson | Acting Head, School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences | | Ph: 02 6051 9675

Closing Date: 11pm, 22 October 2019

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