New Postdoc, PhD and Honours opportunities for 2013

Posted 9 July 2012

Connected Waters Initiative

Support for Postdoctoral, PhD and Honours projects at CWI is now available for 2013.

1. Postdoctoral Opportunities

Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (deadline 22nd August)

UNSW is advertising for a limited number of Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in 2013, to be awarded to early career researchers of exceptional calibre wishing to conduct full-time research at UNSW.

Applicants must be external to UNSW and must have been awarded a PhD no earlier than 1 January 2008 or later than 31st December 2011.

For further details see the UNSW Vice-Chancellors Postdoctoral Research Fellowships page
. Please contact a Connected Waters Initiative staff member with your cv if you are interested in applying.

2. PhD Opportunities

PhD International Research Scholarship opportunities (deadline 31st August)

PhD research scholarship opportunities are now available. We are looking for dedicated, well-motivated and enthusiastic students interested in groundwater research, including relevant aspects of climate and paleoclimate, vegetation, and surface water interactions with groundwater.

International students of exceptional quality can apply now for scholarships at the UNSW International Research Candidate Scholarships page.

Closing date is 31st August 2012 for a PhD start date in early-2013.

Successful PhD applicants must hold a 4-year Bachelor's degree with Honours class 1, or their equivalent, and must demonstrate relevant additional research experience or prizes for academic excellence. Research publications in international journals are essential. All successful applications would be eligible for an additional NCGRT scholarship.

International applicants must demonstrate their eligibility for scholarships: for more details
download the guidelines.

For further information on the PhD projects and the scholarships available, please contact your preferred PhD supervisor within the CWI, attaching your cv and evidence of eligibility.

3. Honours student opportunities

There are two opportunities for Honours Scholarships within the Connected Waters Initiative.

NCGRT Scholarships (no deadline)
NCGRT scholarships of up to $5,000 are available for UNSW 4th year Honours students to undertake research that is related to groundwater. Honours scholarships require enrolment in specific groundwater courses, and are awarded on a competitive basis. The number of scholarships awarded will be limited. For further details please contact the CWI staff member in your School.

Science Honours Relocation Scholarship (deadline 15th November)
This is a new scheme designed to provide opportunities for high-performing students to study their Honours year in the Faculty of Science at the University of New South Wales.

This scholarship, valued at $5,000, goes to cover the costs of relocation of non UNSW students.

For further details see the Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships page
and students should contact potential Science supervisors Bryce Kelly or Andy Baker.

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