Expressions of interest: PhD opportunity in infectious disease modelling@UNSW

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Posted on: Sat Jul 2018

We have potential PhD research project/s in the area of infectious diseases which will involve the application of mathematical, statistical and economic analyses. The PhD candidate will have opportunities to work with leading experts at UNSW and collaborators internationally. It will also present an opportunity for an independent and self-motivated person to submit a number of peer-reviewed publications.

Based in Sydney, the infectious disease group at The School of Public Health and Community Medicine UNSW are a multidisciplinary research team that includes mathematicians, health economists, epidemiologists, clinicians and policy experts. We have extensive expertise in the evaluation of vaccine preventable diseases and have collaborations with key international institutions.


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We seek outstanding prospective PhD candidates with strong applied mathematics and/or statistical skills and a keen interest in applying these to important scientific and policy questions. It is not essential that the applicant have experience in infectious diseases but potential candidates should have a first class Honours degree or Masters degree with excellent grades.

The supervisors will support the selected prospective candidate to apply for competitive PhD scholarship via UNSW, with options for domestic or international students. Those meeting the initial criteria who wish to discuss further should email A/Prof Anthony Newall (a.newall@unsw.edu.au) with a CV and copies of academic transcripts for all prior degrees.

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