PhD position available

University of Adelaide / School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub: Genetic Diversity and Molecular Breeding for Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate

PhD project available:

The PhD candidate will be part of the ARC Wheat Hub (http://www.wheathub.com.au/) Program 2 focusing on germplasm development for genetic diversity. The PhD project will involve genotypic and phenotypic analysis of a wheat Nested Association Mapping (NAM) population. The candidate will work in collaboration with breeding companies and should have an interest and background in genetics for plant breeding.

Interested students are invited to send their application including a cover letter and CV (with details on education and research experience/skills and contact details of two referees). The selected candidate will need to enrol and apply for a PhD scholarship through the University of Adelaide. More information on scholarships for international and domestic students can be found at http://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/scholarships/.

Contact:

Dr Melissa Garcia
Research Fellow, Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
The University of Adelaide
Hartley Grove, Waite Campus
Urrbrae, SA 5064
Tel: +61 8 83139809
Email: melissa.garcia@adelaide.edu.au

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