The Centre for Plant Success is bringing together a diverse range of acclaimed scientists and exceptional professional staff. Our research Nodes are located in Queensland (The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology), New South Wales (Western Sydney University), Victoria (Monash University) and Tasmania (University of Tasmania).

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Students

The following student opportunities are currently available with the Centre for Plant Success. Positions in green have a strong quantitative/modelling or bioinformatics aspect while those in blue have a physiology/development or molecular biology focus.

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Don't see a project here that suits your interests? Check out the expressions of interest section below for more opportunities.

VISITORS

We welcome visitors to our Nodes throughout the year. If you are interested in meeting with us please contact the relevant Node Administrator.

GRANTS

There are currently no grant openings available. Follow us on social media or sign up for our newsletter to be alerted when a new opportunity becomes available.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

From time to time our Chief Investigators will invite expressions of interest to undertake projects with them. Available opportunities are outlined below.

Christine has no expressions of interest advertised at this time but is open to discussing projects with interested applicants via email.

John is not accepting expressions of interest at this time.

Tim has no expressions of interest advertised at this time but is open to discussing projects with interested applicants via email.

Kevin has no expressions of interest advertised at this time but is open to discussing projects with interested applicants via email.

Mark is currently accepting expressions of interest in the following areas:

Quantitative Genetics - view prospectus

Prediction and Andropogoneae - view prospectus

If you are interested in any of the projects outlined in the prospectus please fill out this form.

Please keep in mind that to apply for a PhD with Mark, you will also need to meet the criteria set by The University of Queensland.

Diane is not accepting expressions of interest at this time.

Eloise has no expressions of interest advertised at this time but is open to discussing projects with interested applicants via email.

Graeme is not accepting expressions of interest at this time.

Robert has no expressions of interest advertised at this time but is open to discussing projects with interested applicants via email.

Barbara has no expressions of interest advertised at this time but is open to discussing projects with interested applicants via email.

David has no expressions of interest advertised at this time but is open to discussing projects with interested applicants via email.

Daniel has no expressions of interest advertised at this time but is open to discussing projects with interested applicants via email.

Brad is not accepting expressions of interest at this time.

Steven is not accepting expressions of interest at this time.

Peter is not accepting expressions of interest at this time.

Jim is not accepting expressions of interest at this time.

PhD projects

Ian is currently recruiting PhD students to join the WSU node of the Centre, in the first instance for two projects:

  1. Ecological/ecophysiological adaptations to temperature and water stress
  2. Anatomy and physiology of the leaf cuticle

More information can be found here.

There is always the potential for hosting international PhD students who hold a scholarship and travel funding from their home institution/country.

Postdoctoral positions

The position advertised in late-2021 has now been filled. Any further opportunities will be publicised via the Centre website. For stellar candidates within 5 years of being awarded their PhD (not including career interruptions), Ian is happy to discuss the potential for hosting/supporting your bid for an Australian Research Council DECRA (Discovery Early Career Researcher Award) via email.

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