Opening Date: 10-03-2016
Closing Date: 31-12-2016
Two PhD positions are available in the Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development. The Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development (CMBD) was set up in 2009 and is a cross faculty research centre in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and the Faculty of Science and Engineering. More information about the Centre can be found at www.flinders.edu.au/medicine/sites/marine-bioproducts/.
The scholarship is worth $25,392 pa, and tax free for 3 years. Australian and New Zealand candidates, who already hold an APA, FURS or FSERA scholarship, may be able to receive a top-up scholarship to the value of $5,000 pa. This will bring the APA (or equivalent) awarded candidate to a scholarship worth $31,288 pa tax free.
The ideal candidate(s) will have a background in one or more of the following areas: biotechnology, enzyme engineering, bioprocess engineering, biochemical engineering, chemistry and biochemistry. Previous experience working in the area of process and product development using macro-algae and microalgae is desirable. The project is supported through an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant.
The PhD candidates will be working with a team consisting of a postdoctoral research fellow, research engineer, PhD and Master students, under the joint supervision of Professor Wei Zhang and Professor Colin Raston (Flinders University).
To apply for these positions and associated scholarship, please submit a cover letter, CV and contact details for two referees to Dr Kendall Corbin (Kendall.Corbin@flinders.edu.au and firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications are open until the positions have been filled. For entry requirements of research higher degree candidature, please refer to www.flinders.edu.au/research-degrees/how-to-apply.cfm