PhD Scholarship in Immunology of Kidney Stone Diseases, Australia 2018

The GrowUpWell Priority Research Centre is looking for assistance with understanding the Immunology of kidney stone diseases

This project aims to improve our understanding of how our immune system protects against stone recurrence and its role in preventing long-term consequences such as impaired kidney function.

 

 

Scholarships Number and Award:

$26,682 p.a. (2017 rate), indexed in January each year. The scholarship is for a period of three years and a half years. This Scholarship is linked to the Dr Starkey ARC DECRA fellowship.

 

Education Level & Subject:

Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme. Scholarships are awarded to work on the project titled, “Immunology of Kidney Stone Diseases”.

 

Eligibility:

-This scholarship is for domestic and international students.

-An excellent performance in undergraduate/masters degree relating to biomedical science or medicine with a focus on immunology, molecular biology, urology or nephrology.

-Excellent English proficiency

-Experience/ability to work with animal models is required.

-If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

 

Required Documents:

-Academic transcripts

-A brief statement of research interests.

-Full CV including previous degrees, grades, research experience, employment, papers published, and any grants obtained.

 

How to Apply:

To enable us to assess your application, candidates will be expected to submit an email expressing their required documents through email malcolm.starkey@newcastle.edu.au

 

Deadline:

April 1, 2018

 

More information:

www.newcastle.edu.au

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