Long Family PhD Scholarship for Sjögren’s syndrome

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 28 Feb 2022

Long Family PhD Scholarship for Sjögren’s syndrome

Job No.: 629033

Location: School of Clinical Sciences, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Annual stipend of $35K/year + $5K/year research allowance for 3 years. Total value: $120,000.

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

The Opportunity:

The Long Family PhD Scholarship was established to fund a PhD candidate to conduct research that would lead to better treatments for Sjogren’s syndrome. The successful candidate will focus on developing a regulatory T cell (Treg)-based therapy, as well as embark on a biomarker discovery research project to identify new targets for treatment.

The PhD candidate will be supervised by Dr Joshua Ooi, Dr Fabien Vincent and Professor Eric Morand, and be based at the School of Clinical Sciences located within the Monash Health Translation Precinct.

Selection criteria:

An Honours or Masters degree in Medical Sciences (H1 grade or equivalent) with an immunology or biochemistry background.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

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How to apply

Please send in a CV and cover letter to Dr Joshua Ooi, Joshua.Ooi@monash.edu .

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Dr Joshua Ooi, Joshua.Ooi@monash.edu

Closing Date

Monday 28 February 2022, 11:55pm AEDT

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