The Role and opportunity
AgResearch Farms Systems and Environment group is looking for a reputable Senior Scientist to join the Modelling Team at the Christchurch campus in the New Year.
The Modelling Team comprises a range of skills including ecological, biological, mathematical and agricultural systems modelling and undertakes research ranging from client-
focussed delivery with immediate impact, to more blue-skies consideration of modelling methodologies.
AgResearch is a leader in the development of APSIM for the application to grazed pasture systems and in particular the spatial effects of animal dung and urine returns on nutrient cycling and environmental losses.
You will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues in CSIRO (Australia) and the APSIM Initiative in designing and conducting research.
The Senior Scientist will contribute to the goals of the Farm Systems and Environment Group and will play a key role in shaping the direction of critical models used and developed at AgResearch.
These models will be used to guide experiment design and interpretation and you will be delivering high quality science modelling outcomes relevant to pastoral industry priorities.
To be suitable for this particular position :
AgResearch provides a diverse range of benefits including flexible working options that help our staff balance their own lifestyle and needs with their work commitments.
You can view the full list here : http : / / www.agresearchcareers.co.nz / working-here / our-benefits /
How to apply
If this sounds like you, apply today on the link below with a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this position.
For any enquiries, please email Ourfuture agresearch.co.nz
Applications close : Monday 31 December 2018 at 5.00pm (please note there maybe be a delay in processing applications due to public holidays.)