CQUniversity PhD Scholarship – ‘Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time in families using technologies’

at Central Queensland University

CQUniversity PhD Scholarship – ‘Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time in families using technologies’

PhD Scholarship details here: https://www.cqu.edu.au/courses/future-students/scholarships/offerings/cquniversity-phd-scholarship

We are looking for a PhD student to work on an exciting PhD research program on ‘Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time in families using technologies’ (e.g., web, smartphone apps, activity trackers). The specific PhD studies will be discussed with the supervisory team, and the PhD scholar can bring in his/her own ideas on the specific PhD studies. The PhD student will gain key skills and training in fundamental higher degree research including systematic literature searches, study design qualitative and quantitative methods, data collection and analyses, project management, statistics and scientific writing. As a PhD student in our Team at the vibrant Physical Activity Research Group, you will be based at CQUniversity, North Rockhampton campus, with opportunity to collaborate with researchers of the other universities. Selection of applicants will be based on merit. To complete a PhD program in ‘Public Health’, on the research topic ‘Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time in families using technology’.

The PhD scholar will be supervised by Dr Stephanie Schoeppe (Research Fellow), National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHF) Early Career Fellow.

Location:

Central Queensland University, Rockhampton Campus

Scholarship Value:

$27,596 (annual)

Length of Scholarship:

3 years (Doctoral Candidates), full-time

Number Available: 1

Opening Date: 15 April 2019

Closing Date: 15 July 2019

The application should be submitted by e-mail (s.schoeppe@cqu.edu.au) no later than close of business (5 pm EST) on 15 July 2019. The commencement date is negotiable. Please contact Dr Stephanie Schoeppe (s.schoeppe@cqu.edu.au) for any questions.

Please include in the application:

  1. A letter of motivation describing your skills and research expertise,
  2. Your current resume and a list of your publications and projects,
  3. A list of three references together with contact information, and
  4. If available, examples of scientific writing (e.g. published scientific articles, research reports, thesis).

Applicants will be notified via email to their nominated email address as soon as the application outcome is available.

How to Apply for this job

The application should be **submitted by e-mail (s.schoeppe@cqu.edu.au)** no later than close of business (5 pm EST) on 15 July 2019. The commencement date is negotiable. Please contact Dr Stephanie Schoeppe for any questions. **Please include in the application:** 1. A letter of motivation describing your skills and research expertise, 2. Your current resume and a list of your publications and projects, 3. A list of three references together with contact information, and 4. If available, examples of scientific writing (e.g. published scientific articles, research reports, thesis).

Rockhampton Queensland Australia
FULL_TIME
2019-06-18
2019-07-18

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