CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowships


Are you a highly motivated recent (or near) PhD graduate looking to kick-start your career?

Receive mentoring by senior scientists within a personal development program framework

Join CSIRO in one of these exciting postdoctoral fellowship roles

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

  • Earth System Science – reference 58734
  • Plant Gene Silencing – reference 58719
  • Faster Breeding: Increasing the Rate of Genetic Gain – reference 58706 (note this is a 2 year role)


  • Tropical Beef Genetics and Genomics – reference 58741
  • Building Trusted Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Decisions – reference 58774

Western Australia

  • Radio Astronomy Survey Science – reference 58744


  • Climate Impacts of Ozone Layer Recovery – reference 58684
  • Regional Atmospheric Inversions – reference 58574
  • Membrane Materials and Technology – reference 58809
  • Direct Ammonia Fuel Cells – reference 58728
  • Biosensor Research – reference 58735
  • Biostatistics to Model Alzheimer’s Disease – reference 58721
  • Biomaterials: Bioinspired Membranes – in vitro Modelling of the Human Eye – reference 58743
  • Animal Models for Lyssavirus Research – reference 58730

New South Wales

  • Machine Learning and Serendipity in Astronomy – reference 58667
  • Methanol Dehydrogenation with Integrated Carbon Capture – reference 58807
  • Thermo-Electrochemical Energy Conversion – reference 58917
  • Tandem Perovskite Solar Cells – reference 58806
  • Theoretical Physics – reference 58835
  • Animal Behaviour Modelling – reference 58755
  • Theranostic and Diagnostic Development – reference 58754

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We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Find out more here! CSIRO Balance

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

How to Apply for this job

How to Apply: 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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