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Research Scientist

Plan, budget, establish and document research trials and projects.

Alternative titles

Biologist, Cereal Chemist, Chemist, Entomologist, Plant Breeder


  • Initiate and implement research & development programs for the area of responsibility within agreed budget and reporting deadlines as planned and coordinated by the Research Manager
  • Prepare documented proposals and successfully establish research trials
  • Regularly communicate with relevant industry sectors and initiate well targeted research projects
  • Meet the company requirements for trial planning and operation of research projects
  • Manage trial establishment and collection of data
  • Budget for research work and provide management reporting in regard to trial/research progress


For this Position, the skills required could have been developed through on the job training, previous work experience in other related roles and through specialised and/or vocation training and/or through a Tertiary Qualification in Science, Humanities or Commerce.


Tertiary Education Providers

Charles Sturt University
University of New England
Sydney University
University of Western Sydney
Southern Cross University

University of Melbourne
La Trobe University

South Australia
University of Adelaide
Flinders University

Western Australia
Curtin University
University of Western Australia
Edith Cowan University
Murdoch University

University of Tasmania

University of Queensland
James Cook University
Central Queensland University
Griffith University
University of Southern Queensland

Australian National University


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