Academic vacancies

Research Officer (Sustainability Assessment and Reporting)

Vacancy 14-49

The Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit operates from Lincoln University providing research expertise for a wide range of national and International organisations. AERU research focuses on economics, resource, environmental and social issues.  A position has become available for a Research Officer to work with this high performing team.

The role of Research Officer will work on the New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard project which is an externally funded project developing sustainability assessment and reporting tools and resources for the New Zealand primary sector.

You will have a good understanding of international market and regulatory demands for sustainability assessment and reporting as well as its potential to enhance business performance and resilience at a business as well as at sector and national scales.  You will undertake research that will contribute to the development of the project tools and resources as well as the deployment of these. 

You will be be responsible for increasing the published research outputs in refereed and other outlets and raise the profile of the project, AERU and Lincoln University in the academic and wider community. Your record keeping will need to be of a high standard with expectations to publish or present non confidential research in recognised journals

Applicants should have a postgraduate research degree or equivalent qualification.  Ideally, you will have a practical understanding of working within a research environment and have an excellent research data collection analysis and reporting background.

Position Description
Application form online
Guidelines for application

For further information please contact Human Resources on +64 3 423 0598. All applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, completed application form and CV.

All applications must be received by 5.00pm on Friday 30 July 2014.


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Phone: +64 3  325 2811

Human Resources Section
PO Box 85084
Lincoln University
Lincoln 7647
New Zealand

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