Postdoctoral Fellows in Transformative Agribusiness x 2
Lincoln University
Lincoln 7647 Canterbury, New Zealand
4h ago

Two positions available on a three-year fixed term contract working in our Centre of Transformative Agribusiness.

Mō te tūnga The role

Based in our Centre of Transformative Agribusiness, you will be working with established Lincoln University staff and collaborators to enhance the sustainability of the food and fibre sectors in New Zealand.

Your research will support the development of new products and new ways of working that increase economic and social value whilst reducing environmental impact.

You will be participating in interdisciplinary research, publishing in internationally refereed journals, seeking external funding while working alongside a senior team with extensive industry knowledge.

Ngā tino Pūkenga / Whēako Essential skills / experience for the role

To be successful in this role you will :

  • Have a relevant PhD
  • Be able to work in multi-disciplinary projects and with industry stakeholders
  • Have a strong quantitative background
  • Experience in one or more of the following is also preferred :

  • bio / circular economy
  • transformative business models
  • data analytics (including use of R)
  • Innovation and / or design thinking
  • sustainable land-use
  • value chain analysis
  • technology and / or system adoption
  • farm level or land use or multi-agent modelling
  • Ngā hua ka riro ki a koe What's in it for you?

    As an employee of Lincoln University, you can reap the rewards of working with a supportive team that cares about you.

    From day one you will be eligible to our staff benefits such as :

  • Supporting ongoing development
  • Work-life balance with a family-friendly, flexible work environment
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Five weeks annual leave plus five paid university holiday days per year
  • Access to member benefits with the employer-based health insurance scheme
  • A state of the art, on-campus gym with discounted fees
  • Mō mātou About us

    As the longest running agriculturally based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Lincoln University's story begins with farming, but it does not end there.

    With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres, and a range of corporate service units, Lincoln University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries.

    Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 600 staff.

    Based on the outskirts of Christchurch with the stunning Southern Alps as a backdrop. Lincoln is the ideal location for outdoor adventure as well as city life and offers access to excellent schools, health, and recreation facilities.

    Tono ināianei Apply now

    Select 'Apply' to submit your CV online today along with a letter defining your motivation to apply for this role, skills / attributes that support your application and research background and expertise including publications.

    Specific enquiries relating to the role can be made to :

  • Professor Alan Renwick : renwick lincoln.ac.nz
  • Dr Wim de Koning : wim.dekoning lincoln.ac.nz
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