Agricultural Soil Scientist

  • Develop a career at the forefront of soil science
  • Carry out innovative research to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability in Australia
  • Join our internationally recognised team at CSIRO and really make a difference!

The position:

As an Agricultural Soil Scientist with CSIRO Agriculture and Food, you will be an integral member of our Soil Process and Function Group. You will apply your detailed understanding of Australian soils, their state, their function and their appropriate management to increase the productivity and sustainability of Australian agriculture. You will contribute to the development of strategies to provide and use spatial soil information at farm and small catchment scale, enabling farmers to benefit from precision, zone and mosaic management approaches.

  • Maintain a high level of science specialization
  • Publish innovative original research in high quality scientific journals
  • Deliver practical outcomes for use in the agricultural industries
  • Develop new business
  • Build a portfolio of exciting research projects

This is a significant long-term research career opportunity for the right candidate. Click on the "Position Details" link below for more information on this opportunity. Apply today!

Enquiries from applicants seeking part time work are encouraged and will be considered case-by-case.

Location: Black Mountain Science and Innovation Park (Canberra) Australian Capital Territory
Salary: AU $92K to AU $100K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite
Ref no: 41062

We recommend that you view the Position Details for this role before preparing your application - Position Details

At CSIRO we invent the future. We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Our solutions make a difference to industry, people and the planet. As Australia's national science agency we've been pushing the edge of what's possible for almost 90 years. Today we have thousands of talented people working across Australia and internationally. Our people work closely with industry and communities to leave a lasting legacy. Collectively, our innovation and excellence places us in the top ten applied research agencies in the world. We Collaborate to Innovate.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply online at CSIRO Careers:

Please submit one document incorporating a resume and covering letter that best demonstrates your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Applications close Monday 17 July, 2017 (11:59pm AEST)

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

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