Phd Scholarship - Antimicrobial Composite Material Vacancy In Swinburne University Of Technology

Hiring Organization / Company: Swinburne University Of Technology
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time

Job Details:

  • School of Engineering, Hawthorn
  • Research and investigate antimicrobial filter media
  • Full time, 3 year fixed term position (possible 6 month extension) at our Hawthorn campus

Come take part in an exciting research project, aiming to develop and investigate antimicrobial filter media its properties, behaviour and interaction with pathogen under static and dynamic conditions.

About the Scholarship
This is an opportunity to join a supportive research group in the School of Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology. The project aims to develop and investigate antimicrobial filter media its properties, behaviour and interaction with pathogen under static and dynamic conditions. This is to decouple and quantify the complicated processes and the abiotic and biotic impacting factors to guide future product development and application in water treatment and recycling. It will suit candidates with an interest in interdisciplinary research combining chemistry, microbiology, materials science and civil engineering.

This exciting project will qualify the candidate for an excellent career in R&D industry, and/or academia. The fundamental knowledge and hands on experience with a broad range of synthesis and characterisation techniques, and engineering application will contribute to ongoing research in developing novel and sustainable engineering solutions. Candidate will have good opportunity to build connections with broader research communities.

There is ONE full PhD Scholarship ($28,092 per annum) available for the duration of three years and 6-month extension with the following make conditions:
i) Provisions for paid leave (maximum of 12 weeks/84 days of paid leave, plus provision for paid maternity/paternity leave)
ii) Financial support to attend an international conference during PhD
iii) A thesis allowance (maximum $840 for a PhD)
iv) A relocation allowance ($505 for each eligible adult and $255 for each eligible child – maximum total allowance is $1,455)
v) Tuition fee waiver up to four years

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
  • Bachelor (Honours) or master’s degree (or equivalent) in Chemical or Materials Engineering, or similar discipline
  • Research experience of at least 6 months
  • Able to conduct challenging research independently.
  • English Language Requirement (e.g. IELTS: Overall 6.5, No individual band below 6.0) for international student
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

How to apply and further information
Applicants should express their interest in writing to Dr Lily Li ([email protected]). Please include cover letter, academic transcript(s), CV, names of two referees, and English test results (IELTS or TOEFL or equivalent) (if applicable).

For further enquires please contact Dr Lily Li ([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 Manager, Maree Norden, on [email protected] For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact [email protected]
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for women for 10 years in a row and of key initiatives such as our [email protected] Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 28th June 2021


Job Location Information:
City: Melbourne
State: Vic
Country: Au
Location: Melbourne Vic
Job Listing No# : 70531

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