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Research Officer

Morobe, Papua New Guinea




Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following position within the University:

Department of Agriculture

The Department offers a 4-year and 2-year programmes that lead to undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees in Agriculture. Department also offers a 2-year program in flexible learning mode that lead to undergraduate degree in Agriculture and Rural Development. The Department regularly graduates several research degree (MPhil and PhD) students. Department hosts a biotechnology centre, a farm, and a well-equipped analytical services laboratory to support the postgraduate and staff research portfolio.

Research Officer - 1 Position

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • organize and maintain inventory stocks of necessary crop breeding lines for teaching and research purposes.
  • participate in development of research proposals,
  • assist researchers in data collection and analysis,
  • compile reports to donors and collaborators, and
  • prepare scientific papers for publication.

The ideal candidate for this position should possess:

  • Postgraduate degree in Agriculture from a recognized university
  • Demonstrated ability to publish papers
  • 2 years or more relevant work experience
  • Good analytical skill, Confidence, Matured and a Team Player
  • Honesty and proactive approach towards work


Research Officer K22, 045.00 – K26, 944.00, DMA range K1, 000.00 – K1, 500.00 per annum.

(Level of appointment depends upon qualification and experience)

Detailed application with curriculum vitae including certified copies of qualifications, names and addresses including email addresses, fax/phone numbers of three (3) current referees including one from past/present employer, if any, should be sent to: The Registrar, PNG University of Technology, Private Mail Bag, Lae, Papua New Guinea by 14th of July 2017.

Applications and queries may also be sent by email to:


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