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Wednesday, 20 May 2015

PhD scholarship opportunity in sleep management and shift work

The Institute for Breathing and Sleep (IBAS) and Monash University, together with the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Alertness, Safety and Productivity, are seeking a qualified individual to undertake a PhD research degree in sleep management for healthcare shift workers. 

- Work with a world renowned and multifaceted research team who can open doors to fantastic future career opportunities

- Contribute to the development of an intervention for sleep in shift workers

- Apply your research to an operational setting 

- A PhD scholarship worth approximately AU$25,000 per annum for three years

- Individuals who qualify for an Australian Postdoctoral Award will receive an AU$5000 top up per annum. 

- Travel allowance to attend national / international conferences 

Prospective applicants must hold an honours degree (first class or upper second class) in nursing, psychology, psychiatry, physiology, social science or similar, OR be from a healthcare background (e.g., nursing, allied health, medical).

Ideal candidates will have an interest in shift work, sleep disorders and circadian rhythms, or be from a healthcare background.

Prospective applicants should send a CV and an expression of interest to the Associate Investigator Dr Pasquale Alvaro by the 27th of May 2015.

Contact details: 

Dr Mark Howard 
Primary Investigator

Email: mark.howard@austin.org.au

Bowen Centre, Austin Hospital 
145 Studley Road
Heidelberg, Victoria, 3084 

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