Post Doctoral Fellow in Host Plant Resistance
CSIRO Early Research Career (CERC) Postdoctoral Fellowships provide opportunities to scientists and engineers who have completed their doctorate and have less than three years of relevant postdoctoral work experience. These fellowships aim to develop the next generation of fut ure leaders of the innovation system.
In this position you will be the lead researcher for a project titled "Incorporating host plant resistance to pests and diseases in the cotton breeding program."
The key output from this project is to incorporate host plant resistance traits to verticillium wilt, spider mites and whitefly into advanced lines in the CSIRO cotton breeding program, as well as to improve the methodologies to select for resistance.
As rhe Postdoctoral Fellow in Host Plant Resistance of Cotton with CSIRO Agriculture and Food, you will be based at the Australian Cotton Research Institute (ACRI), Narrabri, in regional New South Wales. ACRI is a welcoming and inclusive environment, with an active social club and relaxed working environment. The site boasts the co-location of CSIRO and NSW Department of Primary Industries research hubs, with employees from a mix of local, interstate and international backgrounds. The positive and inclusive collaborative research work environment reflects the country hospitality you'll experience in the town of Narrabri.
Your duties will include:
Location: Myall Vale, NSW
To be considered you will need:
For full details about this role please view the Position Description
The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Po lice Check or equivalent.
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How to Apply
Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.
Applications Close: 8 April 2020, 11:00 pm AEST/AEDT