Phd Scholarship Opportunity (Expressions of Interest) in Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences



Job no: 0048992

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - NA


The Aboriginal-led Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Unit, headed by Professor Sandra Eades, in the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics is looking for a talented student to undertake PhD in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. The Centre has a full-time scholarship for an appropriately qualified student to commence research in late 2019 or early 2020 in this exciting area.


We also have additional scholarship opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The University of Melbourne is committed to supporting Indigenous students


We have exciting research opportunities across the five NHMRC- and MRFF-funded projects, in the areas of Indigenous adolescent health and wellbeing, early childhood health, mental health, brain and heart health (dementia prevention) and the child protection system.  Our research, conducted in collaboration with partners across the country, uses a range of different study designs including prospective cohort studies across 3 states, intervention trials, population-based linked administrative data studies and qualitative studies.  Individual PhD research programs will be co-designed with successful applicants to match their goals, interests and skills.  Expression of interest applications are being sought.


How to Apply

Please complete the Expression of Interest Form.docx (docx) and send a completed copy, along with your CV, academic transcripts from all prior study and academic references as a single PDF document to Sarah Carr or apply via the University Page-up system.  We also welcome discussions with us prior to completing an Expression of Interest. For further enquiries please contact Dr Alison Gibberd via email ( on or on +61383449065. Application will be reviewed as received so please apply as soon as possible!


Download File Expression of Interest Form.docx

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