CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowships


  • Excellent opportunity to work in a leading scientific institution with dedicated professionals
  • Offering outstanding career development and professional support
  • Join CSIRO - Australia's premier science and technology research organisation

CSIRO is one of the largest and most diverse research organisations in the world, with our research delivering solutions for agribusiness, the environment, information and communication technologies, health, advanced materials and manufacturing, minerals and energy, services, transport and infrastructure.

CSIRO offers PhD graduates an opportunity to launch their scientific careers through our Postdoctoral Fellowships. Successful applicants will work with leaders in various fields of science and receive personal development and learning opportunities. CSIRO is currently offering postdoctoral positions for a period of up to three years across a broad range of disciplines, as follows:

Australian Capital Territory

  • Combinatorial Arrays of Biosensors – reference 38842
  • Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology – reference 39003
  • Faster Breeding: Increasing the Rate of Genetic Gain - reference 39671
  • Wheat Immune Receptor Function – reference 39002
  • Biocatalysis & Synthetic Biology – reference 39491


  • Business Processes and Legal Informatics – reference 39342
  • Systems Biology – reference 39493
  • Spatiotemporal Data Fusion and Network Science – reference 38581


  • On-demand Antimicrobial Surfaces – reference 39282
  • Structure Based Drug Design – reference 39270
  • Chemiluminescent Molecular Detection of Bacteria – reference 39068
  • Metal Organic Framework Chemistry – reference 38648
  • Electrochemistry and Polymer Chemistry – reference 38822
  • AI-driven Materials Discovery – reference 38525
  • Computational Modelling of Natural Hazards – reference 38381

New South Wales

  • Bioinformatics – reference 39483
  • Plasma-Assisted 3D Printing – reference 39081
  • Nanodiamonds Research – reference 39465
  • Spectral Line and/or Pulsar Science and Techniques – reference 39025
  • Fast Radio Bursts – reference 39262


  • Environmental Genomics – reference 39484

Western Australia

  • Machine Learning to Deliver Science from Large Radio Surveys – reference 39263

Please look at individual positions to find the closing date as the dates may vary for each position.

How to Apply for this job

For further information, selection documentation and details on how to apply, please visit our website at: https://jobs.csiro.au/go/Postdoctoral-research-fellows/990000/ where a full listing of the postdoctoral fellowship positions is available. If you require technical assistance with your application, please call 1300 984 220

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