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


CSIRO is currently accepting applications from international students for the CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship In Root-Soil Water Interactions for 2018-2019. CSIRO Agriculture & Food is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and creative Postdoctoral Fellow to work alongside existing staff in other to improve farm-level prediction of plant available water capacity. See below for more information on the fellowship.

CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship In Root-Soil Water Interactions

Scholarship Type:

Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Field Of study:

Fellowships are awarded in Root-Soil Water Interactions. Postdoctoral Fellows work closely with a leading Research Scientist or Engineer in their respective field.

Scholarship Benefits:

Fellowships $80k to $91k plus up to 15.4% superannuation.

Host Country Of Scholarship:


Country Eligible For The Scholarship:

International students are qualified to apply.

Eligibility For The CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship In Root-Soil Water Interactions:

To be eligible for the award, applicants must meet the following:

  • 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.
  • Must demonstrate 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.
  • Applicants must be able to travel to field sites and other locations.
  • Applicants must have a current driver’s licence
  • Must be fluent in English

How To Apply For The Scholarship:

Applicant must follow strict instructions and 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.

Click here for more information on how to apply.

Application Closing Date:

July 24, 2018

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