One PhD scholarship is available for a candidate interested in cutting edge research in developing a unified joint species distribution model and evaluate the model performance with a combination of simulated and real datasets.
This project is part of a successful Australian ARC Discovery Project grant working jointly between RMIT University and the University of Melbourne. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of team members in the areas of statistics, applied probability, quantitative and conservation ecology.
Value and duration
For local student, the scholarship will include a $30,000 (tax free) stipend per year (pro-rata) for a period of three years.
For international students the scholarship will include a $30,000 (tax free) stipend per year (pro rata) and tuition fee waiver for three years.
Number of scholarships available
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- Have a first-class Honours Degree or Master degree (GPA at least 3.6) in statistics, mathematics, quantitative ecology or related discipline.
- Have experience in Bayesian statistics and a strong background in computational statistics.
- Have a strong interest in ecological modelling.
- Meet the entry requirements for PhD by research at RMIT University
How to apply
Applicants should send their CV, academic transcript and a Statement of Interest, detailing how your research experience and expertise fits with project, to Dr Yan Wang ( firstname.lastname@example.org).
This document should be a maximum of FOUR pages in length. The project details can be found at https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/science/research/research-projects/project-guides
Successful candidates will be required to submit an application for admission to the PhD Mathematics Science(DR222) as per instructions available at https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/levels-of-study/research-programs/phd/phd-mathematical-sciences-dr222.
Scholarship applications will only be successful if prospective candidates are provided with an offer for admission from RMIT.
Applications are now open.
30 April 2019
Terms and conditions
This Scholarship will be governed by RMIT's University Scholarship Terms and Conditions.
Dr. Yan Wang ( email@example.com)
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