vacancy, Plant Nematologist, Australia

Loughman Rob rloughman at
Fri Aug 20 04:38:27 EST 1999

> Agriculture Western Australia
> F O C U S I N G   O N   T H E   F U T U R E
> Excellence in leadership and innovation for internationally competitive
> agriculture, food and fibre industries
> Plant nematologist
> Level 2/4, 5 or 6, Position No. 00009763 
> $31,047 - $ 57,705 pa (WPA)
> Relocation costs can be negotiated
> This is a permanent position located with the Plant Pathology Group at
> Agriculture Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
> The Plant Pathology group is a well funded industry focussed group with an
> interdisciplinary team approach to productivity, sustainability and
> quarantine issues for the $2.5 Billion grains and horticultural
> industries.  A nematologist is needed to lead and develop research on
> plant parasitic nematodes that impact on these industries.  The position
> will address existing industry priorities for nematology research on root
> lesion nematodes of broadacre grain crops as well as identify and develop
> further priority research areas.
> A degree in Agricultural Science or approved equivalent is required for
> appointment to Level 2/4.  Candidates seeking appointment to Levels 5 or 6
> should possess relevant postgraduate qualifications or be able to
> demonstrate relevant research experience in plant nematology.
> The appointee will conduct a broad range of research and extension
> activities on plant parasitic nematodes.  Research into the impact and
> management of root lesion nematodes in Western Australian agriculture is
> currently a high priority receiving significant industry support.  The
> appointee will also identify and develop other activities on plant
> parasitic nematodes.
> Further information:	Dr Mark Sweetingham Phone +61 8 9368 3298 or
> msweeting at
> 	Dr Robert Loughman Phone +61 8 9368 3691 or
> rloughman at
> Web site: or includes job
> description and selection criteria.  Written applications should directly
> address selection criteria
> Applications:  Phone +61 8 9368 3996, Fax +61 8 9368 2165, or
> lshepherd at
> Closing date:  5.00 p.m. Thursday, 16 September 1999
> No late, e-mailed or proforma applications will be accepted.
> Applicants for this position may be considered for 'like positions in like
> location' should such vacancies arise within a reasonable period. 

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