Career pathways

There are a number of different and exciting pathways in a plant biosecurity career.

  • Plant pathologist
  • Principal scientist
  • On-field scientist
  • Programme manager
  • Entomologist
  • Virologists

Open positions

The Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources is seeking someone with extensive experience in innovative Research, Development & Extension (RD&E) projects to minimise the impact of diseases in plant industries and contribute to the development of sustainable production systems with a biosecurity focus.

This is a Darwin based, full time, fixed term position until 31 December 2020. Applications close 2 February 2020. Full details about the position can be found by clicking 'Apply' below.

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Join our network

Everyone working in plant biosecurity diagnostics in Australian or New Zealand is encouraged to join NPBDN. Relevant disciplines include bacteriologists, botanists, entomologists, general plant pathologists, molecular biologists, mycologists, nematologists, phytoplasmologists, virologists and weed scientists.

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