(IQ-327) - PhD – Determining the optimal donor lung size in patients undergoing lung transplantation

(IQ-327) - PhD – Determining the optimal donor lung size in patients undergoing lung transplantation

16 Aug
Swinburne University of Technology

16 Aug

Swinburne University of Technology


Melbourne VIC

We have an opportunity for a PhD scholarship for research into lung transplantation, specifically determining the optimal donor lung size. The scholarship is provided through a joint research partnership between Swinburne University School of Health Science, and the Alfred Hospital. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with Respiratory Physicians, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, and Clinical Scientists.

A PhD stipend of $ 27,596 (AUD) per annum (tax free) will be provided to the successful candidate for up to 3 years. Preference will be given to applicants who have achieved First Class Honours (H1) or equivalent. Where an H1 is not available, exceptional candidates with an H2A award may be considered.

About Swinburne
Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

- A Bachelor degree Honours in medical science/ engineering and/or a research master’s degree or equivalent
- Enthusiastic and self-motivated person who meets the academic requirements for enrolment for the PhD degree at Swinburne University of Technology
- Academically sound candidate with essential team-working, observational and communication skills

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description.

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our [email protected] Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

For further information about the position, please contact Bruce Thompson (Dean, School of Health Sciences) via email [email protected]

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on [email protected]

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on [email protected] For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact [email protected]

Applications close at 5pm Friday 30th August 2019

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