CSIRO – PhD Studentship

From: CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences

Position: PhD Studentship

The Position:

CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences (CAFHS) PhD Studentship Program provides opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates who enrol each year at Australian tertiary institutions. This year, the Program will offer opportunities for PhD students to work in the following (though not necessarily restricted to) priority research areas:

• Membrane surface properties in dairy food processing

Other possible areas are in genomics, epigenetics, behavioural and sensory sciences.
Students are co-supervised by researchers in an Australian university and CSIRO.

CAHFS is offering a hosted PhD Studentships opportunity for a PhD student who has gained (or expect to gain), first class honours or equivalent in relevant research areas. They must also expect to receive an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent scholarship commencing in the year of the scholarship (CAFHS can also assist with this process).

Location: Werribee, Victoria
Salary: Self-funded host opportunity
Tenure: 3 years
Reference: VIC13/04550

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is one of the largest and most diverse scientific organisations in the world. By igniting the creative spirit of our people, we deliver great science and innovative solutions that benefit industry, society and the environment.

With 10 sites around Australia, CAFHS provide integrated research solutions for Australia’s animal and food industries, from livestock and sustainable food production, to biosecurity and diagnosis of zoonotic diseases, food manufacturing, and the impact of food on health. Our whole of chain, multidisciplinary, and ‘one-health’ perspectives promote positive impacts for Australia’s consumer and customers.

For more information see http://www.csiro.au/en/Portals/Careers/Work-experience-and-scholarships/Postgraduate-scholarships.aspx

Position Details VIC13/04550

Applications close: 15th December 2013 (11:30pm AEST)

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