Postgraduate Opportunity - Impact of burns in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children
The George Institute for Global Health / The Lowitja Foundation
Impact of burns in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children
Professor Rebecca Ivers
Aboriginal health, children, burns, quality of life, cost
Postgraduate Research [PhD]
A full-time PhD scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate to undertake research studies at The George Institute for Global Health, leading international research organisation. This scholarship is co-funded by the Lowitja Institute and The George Institute for Global Health. The project will involve exploration of the impact of burns on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families, in terms of health related quality of life, cost (indirect and direct)
This is an identified position, and Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander people applying for this scholarship should hold an appropriate Honours 1 or high 2A (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in related discipline and/or professional experience in health policy and research. A Masters level qualification in public health, health policy or health administration, would be an advantage.
The scholarship stipend is $40,000 per year, for 3 years .
Students are encouraged to apply for competitive external scholarship funding, and will be offered support and resources to do this.
For further information, please contact Professor Rebecca Ivers on 02 8052 4341 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must include: a cover letter, current CV, copy of academic transcripts, proof of citizenship or permanent residency, and the names and contact details of at least two referees. Applications may be sent electronically and should be addressed to Professor Rebecca Ivers, Injury Division, The George Institute for Global Health.
Type of career: Postgraduate opportunities
Application close date: 25/05/2016