Southern Cross University International PhD Positionsin Environmental Systems, Australia for PhD

  •  PhD
  •  Open until position is filled
  •   Australia
  • $$  $28,597 per annum

Southern Cross University is pleased to announce a PhD scholarship to study the geochemical behaviour of antimony in environmental systems. The PhD position is open to international applicants from all counties.

This project seeks to advance our understanding of the environmental geochemistry of antimony by carefully unraveling interactions in soils and associated geo-environmental processes with the iron cycle.

Southern Cross University Information

Southern Cross University Grants

Southern Cross University International PhD Positionsin Environmental Systems, Australia for PhD Founded in 1994, Southern Cross University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Lismore (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Southern Cross University (SCU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Southern Cross University (SCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree in geochemical behaviour of antimony in environmental systems
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants will need to meet the entry requirements to enroll in a PhD at Southern Cross University on a full-time basis, including a second-class Honours degree (or above) or an MSc degree (or equivalent) in environmental sciences, soil sciences, geo-ecology, geology, geochemistry, mineralogy, chemistry, chemical engineering or a related natural science discipline.
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English and excellent communication and team skills are expected.

Offered Benefits

Successful candidates will be offered a PhD stipend (for a 3-year duration at the Australian Research Training Program rate; the 2021 rate is $28,597 per year, indexed annually), plus a tuition fee-waiver an additional stipend to cover research costs.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: To begin the application process, applicants need to take admission to the university. After taking admission, you can directly contact Prof Ed Burton via email to ed.burton-at-scu.edu.au for more information about this opportunity.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants are asked to submit an expression of interest, which must include a CV, copies of previous research outputs, and a cover letter outlining a summary of your research experience.
  • Admission Requirements: To apply for free study, candidates must have to check out the admission requirements page.
  • Language Requirement: Good knowledge of spoken and written English and excellent communication and team skills are expected.
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