Friday, 19 August 2016

PhD Scholarship in Epidemiology at Curtin University in Australia

Curtin University is offering PhD Scholarship in Epidemiology which are open to both domestic and international students. The research will be conducted under the supervision of Dr Gavin Pereira, School of Public Health in collaboration with the Telethon Kids Institute.


The successful candidate shall receive a tax-free stipend of $26,288 per year which will be indexed annually for the duration of the award.

The University will also provide the student with research funding, which includes $2,500 one off payment and $1,400 per year to support the cost of research and travel. Additional funding to support the student’s research will be provided by national grants held by the supervisors.

Because the scholarship includes tuition, awardees are not charged the tuition fee for the duration of the award. The duration of the award shall be for 3 years.

Eligibility:

- Honours (1st class), or, Master degree by Research, or Master degree with >25% research component with high academic performance
- Applications are invited from those with a degree in statistics or biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, or from a quantitative/data science.
- Applicants should have a strong background in biostatistics or epidemiology
- Applicants with experience with statistical software, particularly R, are encouraged to apply.

- Applicant has reached an appropriate level of proficiency in the English language to complete research. Applicants who do not presently meet the level of English language proficiency to their higher degree course may wish to consider the English Language Bridging (ELB) course run by Curtin English.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants please email expression of interest including the following documents:

a letter expressing interest in the position,
Current CV, and academic transcripts.
Submitting a short sample of academic writing (e.g., excerpt of honours/masters thesis, published article) is encouraged but not mandatory.
Please use “EoI PhD Scholarship” as the subject heading of email.

See Application Form

Deadline: 18 December 2016.

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