An ARC Externally Funded Research Fellow (A) position is available as a part of the newly established Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ITTC) for Future Crops Development.

The ARC ITTC for Future Crops Development is a collaboration between the University of Adelaide and the Australian National University, as well as 19 industry partners, consisting of government research agencies, the Australian grains sector’s key stakeholders and international research organisations. The Training Centre aims to build new capabilities for agriculture and global food security through socially responsible genetic and field technologies for future crops.

The School of Agriculture, Food & Wine is one of several Schools in the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology, and represents a world-class concentration of scientific research, education and product conferring capability, with infrastructure and resources at the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide. The successful candidate will enjoy the opportunity to liaise closely with research and industry experts co-located on campus.

The successful candidate will be undertaking innovative research into next generation biotechnology pipelines for the agricultural industry. They will be responsible for the training of staff, students and the ITTC’s industry partners in plant transformation technologies, such as the generation of genetically modified and genome edited plants. The successful candidate will contribute to supervision of PhD students on projects involving biotechnology and trait analysis.

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