Postgraduate Scholarship in Cardiovascular Research at the Kolling Institute supported by Heart Research Australia

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Funding Body:

Heart Research Australia


Title:

Postgraduate Scholarship in Cardiovascular Research at the Kolling Institute supported by Heart Research Australia


Research Areas:

Health Sciences


Type

Postgraduate Research


Description:

Full-time postgraduate scholarship support is available for suitably qualified candidates with a good honours degree or equivalent in science, medicine or engineering to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in Cardiovascular Research.


Eligibility:

Applicants should have knowledge and skills in molecular biology and physiology, and a particular interest in cardiovascular research. Individuals with interest in Devices/Instrumentation with translational potential are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.


Amount awarded:

The scholarship is valued at $30,000 per annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress. 


Application guide:

Further information can be obtained from A/Prof Gemma Figtree, North Shore Heart Research Group, Kolling Institute (Royal North Shore Hospital), University of Sydney (Phone: 0403768791; E-mail: gemma.figtree@sydney.edu.au). Prior to applying for Heart Research Australia Scholarships, applicants will need to contact potential supervisors (listed below) to discuss project availability and suitability for PhD candidacy in the relevant field. In addition, a curriculum vitae, a copy of an academic transcript, and the names and contact details of at least two referees will be required.

Available supervisors alphabetically listed (please see University Websites for more details)

Dr Ravinay Bhindi;  Translational Cardiology Laboratory (http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/profiles/rbhindi.php; ravinay.bhindi@sydney.edu.au; 0416005737)

A/Prof Gemma Figtree; Oxidative Signaling Laboratory (http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/profiles/gfigtree.php; gemma.figtree@sydney.edu.au; 0403 768 791)

A/Prof Stuart Grieve: Sydney Translational Imaging Laboratory (http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/profiles/sgrieve.php; stuart.grieve@sydney.edu.au; 0412979232)

Professor Stephen Hunyor and Dr Yu Suk CHOI ; Cardiac Technology Centre; (http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/profiles/stephenh.php; stephen.hunyor@sydney.edu.au)

Professor Geoffrey Tofler; Preventative Cardiology; (http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/people/academics/profiles/gtofler.php; gtofler@med.usyd.edu.au)


Closing date:

02 October 2013

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