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CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Microbial/Viral Genomics for International Students in Australia, 2018

CSIRO is offering Postdoctoral Fellowship in Microbial/Viral Genomics to study in Australia. International students’ are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The role of the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Microbial/Viral Genomics is a unique opportunity for a skilled and enthusiastic virologist/molecular biologist/geneticist with an interest in wildlife diseases.

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Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications DeadlineJuly 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in Microbial/Viral Genomics.
  • Scholarship Award: Fellowship of AU$80K – AU$91K plus up to 15.4% superannuation will be awarded.
  • Nationality: International students’ are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
  • Number of ScholarshipsNumbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International students’ are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

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 viral/microbial genomics.
  • Demonstrated experience working with large bioinformatics datasets, with a focus on virome and/or microbiome analyses.
  • Strong demonstrated molecular biology experience, including nucleic acid extractions, PCR, RT-PCR, RT-qPCR, and NGS library preparation.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.


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