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PhD in Microfluids – IDEAL Hub

Value

The candidates will be awarded with 3 year living allowance scholarship (basic scholarship of $27,082 p.a. plus an industry scholarship of $5,000 p.a.) with possible extension for 6 months, to carry out their PhD study at ARC IDEAL Research Hub, UTS and in close collaboration with Alcolizer.

Status

Closed

Closed.
Opens
19/03/2019
Closes
08/04/2019

Overview

The ARC Research Hub for Integrated Device for End-User Analysis at Low Levels Research Hub (ARC IDEAL Research Hub, https://idealresearchhub.com/) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is currently seeking suitable PhD candidates. Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens are preferred.

Joining a unique team led by Distinguished Prof. Dayong Jin (UTS), you will carry out interdisciplinary, international and industrial collaborative research to solve emerging real-world problems.

Who is eligible?

This project will suit students with strong background in microfluidic device engineering, materials science, analytical chemistry, biochemistry or pharmacology. Additionally, the applicant must have:

  • Honours degree with First Class, or Second Class Division 1, or
  • MSc Research or MSc Coursework with a research thesis of at least 6 months, or
  • Recognised international equivalent degree.

Selection process

Students who have experience in the fields of bio nanotechnology or beads assays are preferable, along with:

  • Demonstrated capability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment;
  • Hands-on experience in two or more of the following fields: device engineering, computer programming, data acquisition and measurement, analytical chemistry, bio conjugation, or molecular sensing;
  • A strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent English communication skills, oral as well as in scientific writing, preferably with a track record in leading scientific publications and peer-reviewed papers.

Applications closed

8 April 2019

Need more information? Contact...

Kristie Radunz, IDEAL Hub Project Manager: Kristie.radunz@uts.edu.au

Other information

As part of the PhD work, the students will receive training across multiple disciplines, including mechanical engineering, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, molecular sensing and nanotechnology.