University of Sydney offers two full time PhD scholarships. PhD scholarship is offered in transport and in logistics to develop a modeling capability in support of policy on the sitting and design of inter-modal container terminals in metropolitan areas. Applicant applying for the opportunity must be graduate in economics, econometrics, operations research, mathematics, engineering, physics or geography. Application deadline is 8th February 2013.
Study Subject(s): The studentships are provided in the field of transport and logistics.
Course Level: This studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: University of Sydney
Award can be taken at: Australia
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Eligibility: Although any disciplinary background is in principle acceptable for either scholarship, we encourage applications from graduates in economics, econometrics, operations research, mathematics, engineering, physics or geography. It is expected that applicants will have strong quantitative skills in their respective discipline areas. Successful applicants for both scholarships must have good written and oral communication skills. There will be opportunities to assist in tutorial work with graduate students.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Scholarship is open for Australian Students. International candidates may apply and if successful a scholarship to cover tuition fees will also be provided.
Description: The Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) is offering up to two full time PhD Positions(one in transport and one in logistics and supply chain management) to develop a modeling capability in support of policy on the sitting and design of inter-modal container terminals in metropolitan areas. The transport scholarship is for a research student interested in transport network models, with a specific focus on freight, inter-modal networks, and network design. It is essential that the recipient has a strong background in network models and object-oriented computer programming, with an interest in applying these skills to the design of metropolitan inter-modal freight networks. The logistics and supply chain scholarship is for a research student interested in freight modeling and supply chains, with a specific focus on organisational structures and processes. It is essential that the recipient has skills in areas such as statistical modeling, and is interested in developing a background in logistics, discrete choice techniques or a cognate field as well as a demonstrated interest in case study, interviewing or survey methodologies.
Number of awards offered: 2 opportunities are offered.
Duration of Award: award is offered for up to 3 years.
What does it cover? The scholarship value will be the APA rate of AU$ 24,653 per annum (tax exempt), for up to three years. International candidates may apply and if successful a scholarship to cover tuition fees will also be provided.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by email.
application Deadline: Do submit complete application till 8th February 2013.