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PhD scholarship

Location: Australia
Company: NuSea.Lab (Deakin University)
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Salary: AU$27,082 (non-taxable)
Closing Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Date Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017


Bachelor of Science (Honours) or Master of Science


We have an exciting opportunity for high calibre PhD candidates to join our group to undertake a range research activities in the area of abalone nutrition. This fully funded Fisheries Research and Development Corporation project will work closely with the Australian Abalone Growers Association to develop an innovative range of aquafeeds that facilitate further industry growth under fluctuating environmental conditions. Eligible applicants will have a sound theoretical understanding of the key principles of aquaculture nutrition and demonstrated practical expertise in aquatic animal husbandry and the nutritional analysis of experimental samples (i.e. proximate composition analysis, fatty acid and amino acid analysis, digestibility determination, histology, Q-PCR etc). The successful candidate will need to be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, and must have the capability of working within a commercial context.
Contact Name: David Francis
Contact Phone: +61 3 556 33083
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