Three fully funded PhD Student Opportunities in Earth Sciences
The Earth Dynamics Research Group, part of the School of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Curtin University, has three (3) available PhD scholarships for research focussed on supercontinent cycles and global geodynamics. Applications from candidates are invited in any of the following projects:
The available positions are 3-4 years full-time (to start as soon as possible) with the successful applicants being offered a competitive scholarship stipend. Successful candidates will be self-reliant, have excellent communication skills, have a demonstrated background in their chosen topic (including laboratory and field-based work, if applicable), and a proven ability in the dissemination of their scientific results. More specific details on the research interests of the Earth Dynamics Research Group and additional information on the PhD student opportunities are available at http://geodynamics.curtin.edu.au/.
The candidates will join a diverse team of researchers led by ARC Australian Laureate Fellow Prof. Z.X. Li within the School of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Curtin University is also home to one of Australia's leading institutions for geoscience research and has an excellent international reputation for quality research and extensive research infrastructure.
Applicants must have either 1st class Honours (or equivalent qualification with research experience) or MSc in the Earth sciences (or other relevant field).
Applicants should meet the University English Language Requirements (available here).
Previous experience in the chosen topic will be highly regarded.
How to Apply
To apply, please send the following to Dr. Josh Beardmore (firstname.lastname@example.org):
Applications are invited continuously and the positions are open until filled. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed, and the preferred candidates sent offers as soon as possible.