The Murdoch University is inviting application from excellent scholars for a PhD Scholarship in Physiology. The research will be focused on understanding how best to prescribe an exercise with blood flow restriction for older people, to enhance their functional performance and health.
PhD Scholarship stipend of $30,000 pa will be provided as part of this award for 3.5 years.
|Scholarship Sponsor||Murdoch University|
|Scholarships level||PhD Scholarship|
|Award Amount||$30,000 pa|
|Fellowship Period||3.5 years|
|Study area||Physiology, Science|
|Opening date||March 02, 2021|
|Closing date||April 01, 2021|
Low-intensity exercise with blood flow restriction: A novel training strategy to improve fitness and function in older people. This exciting opportunity is for a graduate from an exercise/sport science or similar allied health degree with a strong academic background and a passion for research with older people.
The successful applicant will be based at Murdoch University and aligned with Murdoch’s Centre for Healthy Ageing. The successful applicant will contribute to a research program funded through an NHMRC Investigator Grant held by Dr Brendan Scott.
The deadline for applications is April 01, 2021
Applicants must demonstrate strong knowledge and research skills in the fields of exercise science and/or exercise physiology, be highly motivated, and demonstrate the drive to work independently and within a team towards timely completion of the research.
Familiarity with exercise for older people is favourable but not a pre-requisite.
Applicants must meet the requirements of Murdoch University’s Graduate Research Office to be eligible (1st class Honours degree, Masters degree by research, or equivalent).
PhD scholarship stipend of $30,000 pa, for 3.5 years.
Please email the following documentation to Dr Brendan Scott:
- 1-page cover letter outlining your suitability for the position
- Copy of your complete academic transcript
- Up-to-date academic CV
- Names and contact details of two professional/academic referees
Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed between 12th-16th April 2021, and the post will commence in June 2021. Applicants must be able to start no later than mid-2021.