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Curtin University PhD Scholarship in Epidemiology 2017

PhD Scholarship in Epidemiology 2017

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

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Epidemiology

Scholarship Award

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

How to Apply

Interested applicants please email your expression of interest including the following documents to: Dr Gavin Pereira (gavin.f.pereira@curtin.edu.au) before 18th December 2016: a letter expressing interest in the position, Current CV, and academic transcripts. Submitting a short sample of academic writing (e.g., excerpt of honours/master’s thesis, published article) is encouraged but not mandatory. Please use “EoI PhD Scholarship” as the subject heading of your email

For further details, please visit – www.bmj.com

Important Dates

The Application Deadline is 18th December 2016

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