The University of Queensland is offering PhD Scholarships for Australian and international students. This project is only suited to students who are highly driven and have a desire to pursue a high-level research career in stem cell biology and tissue engineering.
The University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is a dynamic multi-disciplinary research institute dedicated to developing technology to alleviate societal problems in the areas of health, energy, manufacturing and environmental sustainability.
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Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- This project is only suited to students who are highly driven and have a desire to pursue a high-level research career in stem cell biology and tissue engineering. Applicants should possess an appropriate qualification for entry into the PhD training scheme, preferably in one of the following fields: neurobiology, molecular biology, bioengineering and polymer chemistry.
- They should have an outstanding track record of academic achievement, excellent laboratory skills that are relevant to the project and have the drive to lead this research-intensive PhD project. Applicants should have the ability to think critically, rationally and independently. Excellent verbal and written English skills are essential. Applicants should be comfortable working with small animal models and be willing to work with radiation.
- Candidates need to obtain a UQ Graduate School Scholarship (UQGSS – Living, tuition and health cover for international students; living and tuition for domestic students) or equivalent prior to the commencement of candidature.
- The successful applicant will join a team of researchers with broad experience in stem cell biology, neurobiology, disease modelling, tissue engineering, microfluidics, and regenerative engineering, and with national and international collaborations with Industry, Universities and Government agencies.
Nationality: Australian and international students are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.
English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to Apply: To apply for EOI please DO NOT use the Apply button below. Please email Dr Brit Winnen and supply the following documentation: Cover letter, Complete Tertiary Academic Records (with grades/GPA scores, and official grading scale details), and detailed Academic Resume/CV.
Application Deadline: The application deadlines are:
- Domestic students: September 12, 2017 (intake 1) and April 15, 2018 (intake 2)
- International students: December 20, 2017 (intake 1) and July 1, 2018 (intake 2)