Under CSIRO policy only those who meet all essential criteria can be appointed. The detailed essential criteria is specified in the attached Position Description.
1. A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in a relevant discipline area, such as plant pathology, preferably with a focus on fungal pathogens in the context of weed biological control.
Please note: To be eligible for this role you must have no more than 3 years (or part time equivalent) of postdoctoral research experience.
2. High level written and oral communication skills with the ability to represent the research team, including the presentation of research outcomes at conferences.
3. A sound history of publication in peer reviewed journals and/or authorship of scientific papers, reports, grant applications or patents.
4. Demonstrated laboratory and field-based research experience in plant pathology, with a focus on fungal pathogens and preferably relevant to weed biological control.
5. Ability to independently undertake rigorous investigations in plant pathology
6. Demonstrated understanding of pathogen biology and life-history to enable efficient investigations.
7. Demonstrated experience in experimental design and statistical analysis.
8. Demonstrated ability and willingness to conduct fieldwork across a range of terrestrial ecosystems, including in remote locations in Australia and overseas.
9. A record of science innovation and creativity
10. The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency research team, and the motivation and discipline to carry out autonomous research.
11. Demonstrated ability and willingness to incorporate novel ideas and approaches into scientific investigations.
To be eligible for this postdoctoral fellowship, you will have less than 3 years (or part-time equivalent) of relevant research experience since gaining your PhD.
Applicants who are not Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents may be required to undergo additional clearances, examinations or tests. Further details are specified in the Position Description.
The successful applicant must have a current Class C driver’s licence or the ability to obtain one.
For details about who to contact and for more information please view the Position Description
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