Technical Officer - Metabolomics (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  The Australian Wine Research Institute

  Adelaide, South Australia

Applications are invited for the position of Technical Officer to support the service activities of the AWRI’s Metabolomics Australia facility located at the Waite Research Precinct in Adelaide.

The AWRI’s Metabolomics Australia node is a research service platform that specialises in the analysis of trace volatile metabolites and secondary metabolites in biological samples. The primary activities of the position are to perform sample preparation and chemical analysis of metabolites in different biological samples, using a variety of mass spectrometry and nuclear magnetic resonance techniques; and to maintain and operate Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) and Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS) instruments.

This is a unique opportunity to join a high-performing dynamic team that supports life science researchers and industry partners working across agriculture, environmental, food and beverage and human health. 

The ideal candidate will be technically proficient in the laboratory, thorough in data analysis and maintaining laboratory records, and an excellent communicator and team player. In-depth knowledge of analytical chemistry and practical experience with mass spectrometry instrumentation and software are highly desirable.

This position is supported through the Australian Government’s National Collaborative Infrastructure Scheme (NCRIS), Bioplatforms Australia (BPA) and the South Australian Government. It is based at the Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) at the Waite Research Precinct in Adelaide, and the successful applicant will join a diverse, stimulating and world-class work environment with strong links to the wine industry, other industries and research organisations.

How To Apply

Applications should be completed via the online application form at by 12 July 2020. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be considered.

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