PhD - Surgical Outcomes and Hip Arthroplasty

Swinburne University of Technology

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Annual stipend $27,596 (indexed) (2019 rate) for three years (with possible 6 month extension)
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About the PhD
We have a fantastic PhD scholarship opportunity available for research into total hip arthroplasty surgery. This scholarship will provide you with the opportunity to work with Orthopaedic surgeons, human movement scientists, and physiotherapists. The scholarship is provided through a joint research partnership between Swinburne University School of Health Science, Western Health orthopaedic department, and industry partner Medacta International.

A PhD stipend of $ 27,596 (AUD) per annum (tax free) will be provided to the successful candidate for up to 3 years. This PhD stipend is pendant on the applicant being suitable to commence a PhD by August 2019 and they must submit an application by end of March in 2019. Preference will be given to applicants who have achieved First Class Honours (H1) or equivalent. Where an H1 is not available, exceptional candidates with an H2A award may be considered.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• A Bachelor degree Honours and/or a research master’s degree
• Enthusiastic and self-motivated person who meets the academic requirements for enrolment for the PhD degree at Swinburne University of Technology
• Academically sound candidate with essential team-working, observational and communication skills
A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

For further information about the position, please contact Oren Tirosh Department of Health and Medical Sciences via email:

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Applications close at 5pm, Friday 5th April 2019

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