Partially Funded PhD Scholarship from the University of Queensland Australia 2019

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Partially Funded PhD Scholarship from the University of Queensland Australia 2019

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The University of Queensland Australia is seeking talented and highly motivated Ph.D. candidates for multidisciplinary projects around venom peptide drug discovery and advanced probe development. The main research efforts of the university situated in the area of Chemical Biology focus on the exploration and translation of the vast and untapped natural libraries towards the development of useful research tools and therapeutics.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Both Australian and international applicants are welcome to apply. 
  2. Candidates should have a First Class Honours Degree or Master Degree (or equivalent) in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology or a related discipline. 
  3. Strong academic performance, good oral and written communication skills, and published output will be additional assessment criteria.

The Benefits:-

  1. A sum of $27,596 per annum tax-free (2019 rate), indexed annually.
  2. The successful applicant will develop the following skills during this Ph.D. project:
  • solid-phase peptide synthesis.
  • organic and medicinal chemistry.
  • mass spectrometry, peptide, and protein purification techniques.
  • nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, circular dichroism.
  • recombinant protein expression, cell culture, and pharmacological assays.
  • various bioassays, proteomics, and transcriptomics, peptide drug development.
  • bioinformatics.

Scholarship Duration:

3 years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.

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Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students, Young Professionals
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Stipend/ Living allowance
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CV, Cover Letter, Transcript of Records, Degree Certificate

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Educational Level
Bachelor, Master
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