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CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Farming Systems for International Students in Australia

CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Farming Systems for International Students in Australia

  • Location Australia
  • Level Fellowships
  • Deadline May 01, 2018
  • Amount $80,000

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.

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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Eligibility

Entrance Requirements: 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.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have 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.


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