CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Root-Soil Water Interactions in Australia 2018

CSIRO is offering Postdoctoral Fellowship in Root-Soil Water Interactions to study in Australia. International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

CSIRO Agriculture & Food is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and creative Postdoctoral Fellow to work alongside existing staff aiming to improve farm-level prediction of plant available water capacity.

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Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Root-Soil Water Interactions in Australia Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: July 24, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in Root-Soil Water Interactions. Postdoctoral Fellows work closely with a leading Research Scientist or Engineer in their respective field.
  • ScholarshipAward: Fellowships $80k to $91k plus up to 15.4% superannuation.
  • Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility for the CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Root-Soil Water Interactions in Australia: 

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Entrance Requirements: To be successful, you will need:

  • A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in soil physics, crop-soil interactions or functional root phenotyping or related discipline. Please note: To be eligible for this role you must have no more than 4 years of relevant postdoctoral experience.
  • High level is written and oral communication skills with the ability to represent the research team effectively internally and externally, including at national and international conferences.
  • Demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge of root-soil interactions, water and nitrogen cycling, transformations and interactions within soil and plant systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, conduct, analyse and interpret quantitative field and/or laboratory experiments.
  • The ability to travel to field sites and other locations.
  • A current driver’s licence

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure for CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Root-Soil Water Interactions in Australia:

How to Apply: Please apply for this position online and enter requisition number 57079. Applicants will be required to upload a single document (maximum 2 MB) that includes your resume/CV and a cover letter that provides a short response for each of the selection criteria demonstrating your relevant experience.

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