Professor/Professor of Practice of Dryland Farming Systems

The University of Western Australia
Perth (Region), Western Australia (AU)
Level E Salary (AU$183,904 base salary + 17% superannuation)
February 23 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
  • Tenurable appointment
  • Level E

Faculty of Science

School of Agriculture and Environment

Be Inspired Research Theme: Sustainable Environments

About the team

The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment is a comprehensive, research-intensive school that spans the broad disciplines of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, and Geography and Planning. The School is strategically positioned alongside one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots and is surrounded by a wealth of agricultural, natural and mining resources. Our teaching and research benefits from a network of both national and international collaborators and has a strong track record in PhD supervision and external research grant success.

About the opportunity

Applications are invited for the Professor/Professor of Practice in Dryland Farming Systems in the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment at The University of Western Australia. The position calls for an outstanding academic in the field of Dryland Farming Systems who will provide strategic leadership and direction in their specialisation. You will have a substantial track record of achieving in delivering benefit to the agricultural industry and have strong connections to both domestic and international academic and non-academic organisations operating within the agricultural sector.

For further information regarding the position please contact:

Professor Daniel Murphy, Head of School, School of Agriculture and Environment on (08) 6488 7083 or

Closing date: Friday, 4 May 2018

This position is open to international applicants.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.