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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Wiser Healthcare Cardiac Genetic Testing Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Key details

Length of Support
3 years

About this scholarship

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research into improving cardiac genetic testing to maximise benefits and minimise potential harms.

The Scholarship is funded by a CRE grant from the NHMRC.

Open to:

  • The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney.
  • Applicants must undertake research into cardiac genetic testing.
  • Applicants must hold a relevant undergraduate degree in psychology or medical science.
  • Applicants must have skills and experience in:
    • project management and organisation,
    • fulfilling goals and delivering outcome within a specified time frame,
    • written and verbal communication,
    • working in a multi-disciplinary research team, and
    • analysing data using SPSS, SAS and Excel.
  • Applicants must be interested in cardiac genetic testing and a career in clinical and/or health research.
  • Applicants must have the ability to apply for further scholarship funds.

Value and Duration:

A successful recipient will be provided with an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship, as escalated on 1 January each year, for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. 

The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Further Information: Terms and Conditions and contact Jodie Ingles j.ingles@centenary.org.au .

Application Form: APPLY NOW

Close Date:  1 September 2018 at 11:59pm

 

Eligibility

Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Research)
Gender
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
M
Medical & Health Sciences