UAG multiple positions available

Category: Opportunities

  28 Jul 2022

UAG Bio Nutrients is an innovative company trading from the Northern Rivers Region, NSW. Our focus is in turning organic waste products into tangible value.

Using a proprietary combination of anaerobic digestion and vermiculture, we produce clean green energy, organic carbon humus rich fertiliser, and tCO2e eligible for ACCUs.


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UAG aims for a circular economy with triple bottom line outcomes that focus on sustainable energy production, healthy soils, and supporting local communities. Firm commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals is central to UAG Bio Nutrients philosophy.                       

A ‘Circular Economy’ is based on three principles: design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use; and regenerate naturally.  UAG’s process delivers on each principle, targeting the reinvigoration of regional communities.

UAG’s rigorous execution and risk management includes independent verification of energy, waste, water and carbon flows. Our team brings together experienced industry, technical and commercial management members, and we are seeking motivated science and engineering individuals to embrace our philosophy and join us in creating the change needed for a cleaner greener world.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please send your enquiries to

Peter Fusarelli                                                                                                                       Jane Carroll

Director – Engineering + Innovation                                                                     Laboratory R & D Manager                                                                      

UAG Current Position Descriptions

UAG currently has the following positions on offer. These roles will be on a casual or part time basis, with flexibility enabling students to continue their university studies. 


Duties: Microbial research including isolation, identification and culturing of microbial species with a specific focus on anaerobic microbes.

Selection criteria:  3rd yr or degree qualification or interest in soil microbiology research. Knowledge or willingness to learn in the areas of anaerobic microbes, gene sequencing and qPCR analysis, with confidence in project design and development.


Duties: Project design, development and operation into vermiculture toxicity trials, and maintenance/monitoring of current vermiculture populations.

Selection criteria:  3rd yr or degree qualifications in environmental science/ecotoxicology, with interest in vermiculture, toxicity trials and LC/EC50 development.

Plant Science

Duties:  Assisting with pot trials and ongoing research into BioH70 fertiliser products.

Selection criteria:  3rd yr or degree qualifications in plant science, experience or willingness to learn plant growth and pot trial experiments,  interest in biohumus fertiliser research and nutrient profile analysis.


UAG multiple positions available

UAG currently has multiple flexible positions on offer for post-graduate students

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Exciting internship opportunity with OECD Water Quality team

Multiple PhD opportunities with Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS)

Four fully funded PhD opportunities available with QAEHS

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