PhD Candidate - HIE: Drought Impacts on Microbial Assemblage Structure and Functional Attributes

at Western Sydney University - Graduate Research School

What does the scholarship provide?

Domestic candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $26,694 per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs, supported by the Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset. International candidates will receive a tax-free stipend of $26,694 per annum for up to 3 years to support living costs. Those with a strong track record will be eligible for a tuition fee waiver and an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Policy. Substantial benefits in terms of additional operational funding for project field work and data collection, and travel and conference attendance.

Eligibility criteria

We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds, who are keen to apply their skills to the project topic.

The successful applicant should: hold qualifications and experience equal to one of the following (i) an Australian First Class Bachelor (Honours) degree, (ii) coursework Masters with at least 25% research component, (iii) Research Masters degree, or (iv) equivalent overseas qualifications. demonstrate strong academic performance in microbial biology/ecology, bioinformatics, or soil ecology more broadly. be enthusiastic and highly motivated to undertake further study at an advanced level. possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. have proven data analysis experience.

International applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency.

Higher MacDonald New South Wales Australia
OTHER
2019-05-09
2019-06-08

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