CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Farming Systems in Australia, 2018


Scholarship Description: CSIRO is offering Postdoctoral Fellowship in Farming Systems for those who are a recent PhD graduate in agronomy, crop/pasture science, soil science or similar. International students are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Provider: Postdoctoral Fellowships at CSIRO provide opportunities to scientists and engineers, who have completed their doctorate and have less than three years relevant postdoctoral work experience.

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Degree Level: Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Available Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of Farming systems.

Scholarship Benefits: AU$80K to AU$91K plus up to 15.4% superannuation.

Eligibility Criteria: To be successful, you will need:

  • A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in a relevant discipline area such as farming systems, agronomy, crop/pasture science, soil science or related discipline.
  • Capability in field-based experimentation in farming systems.
  • Capacity to develop or apply simulation models to farming systems research.
  • The ability to engage and communicate effectively with a range of researcher and industry stakeholders.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary, regionally dispersed research team, plus the motivation and discipline to carry out autonomous research.
  • A valid driver’s licence, and the willingness and ability to travel both interstate and locally, with occasional overnight stays.

Application Procedure: Please upload one document only containing both your CV/Resume and cover letter, ensuring you provide specific responses to the essential and desirable criteria as listed in the position description, to enable the selection panel to determine your suitability.

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Deadline: May 1, 2018
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