INTERNAL ONLY: To be eligible for this position you must be a CSIRO indefinite or specified term employee who has been appointed to an advertised vacancy via a competitive process.
- Lead a Research group within the newly created Sustainability Program, Agriculture & Food
- Make an impact by enabling science capability that delivers large scale and complex projects
- Embed and shape a culture that supports the delivery of impactful and collaborative science
The Climate Smart Agriculture Group supports decision making and agri-innovation on the ground to decrease agricultures footprint and increase its benefits while increasing production in the face of climate change. It seeks to develop and deliver underpinning knowledge infrastructure that catalyses innovation into resilient farming systems and improves landscape management.
The Research Group Leader implements the vision and direction of the Research Program, and contributes to its setting and planning, to deliver outputs, outcomes and impact through mission directed, multi-disciplinary and collaborative science.
The Group Leader role is focused on impact, capability science, and people leadership; and supports the Research Director in the management of the Program's portfolio of projects (e.g. monitoring performance - milestones and financial), infrastructure and other assets.
The Group Leader science activities may include joint/collaborative projects involving staff from other Groups in the Program/Business Unit and other parts of CSIRO plus external collaborators.
Location: Canberra [Black Mountain] or Brisbane [St Lucia]
Salary: CSOF7 AU$136k to AU$150k plus up to 15.4% superannuation*
Tenure: Specified Term of 3 years
*NB: Substantive CSOF8 officers may be appointed to this role at their existing classification level