the University of Leipzig, Germany
Job No.: 644291
Location: Clayton campus, Monash University and spend at least 12 months at Leipzig
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment with a possibility of six-month extension on approval
Remuneration: The successful applicant will receive a Research Living Allowance, at current value of $33,000AUD per annum in 2023 full-time rate (tax-free stipend), indexed plus allowances as per RTP stipend scholarship conditions at: www. monash.edu/graduate-research/future- students/scholarships/scholarship-policy-and-procedures.
The School of Chemistry, Monash University has a joint doctoral program with Leipzig University. Within the program, the student performs a joint research project with a research laboratory in the partner University. The main condition of the program is to spend at least 12 months in the overseas laboratory. At the end of the 36-month program, the student is awarded the Doctor of Philosophy degree from both Monash University and Leipzig University.
Please visit the Exchange Programs website for more information including the six projects being offered as part of this program.
The application link for Monash-Leipzig is also available via the Exchange Programs website.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate a capacity to carry out independent research and have adequate training and ability to pursue the proposed course of study. Applicants must possess a MSc (research) or BSc or equivalent degree which includes a research project of at least 6 months full time (or equivalent) duration.
Sound English language skills are also required for all academic programs.
Applicants must show excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to conduct self-motivated research within a group of high-performing and target-driven group of researchers. They should have research-based Honours or Master's Degree (or equivalent) in the relevant research areas and preferably have a record of publishing their research in mainstream scientific journals. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed, over Zoom if necessary. The interviews will be conducted in English.
Details of eligibility requirements, including English-language proficiency to undertake a PhD in the Faculty of Arts are available at arts.monash.edu/graduate-research/application-process. Applicants should ensure they familiarise themselves with these requirements before deciding whether they should apply. Please note: applicants who already hold a PhD will not be considered.
Scholarship holders must be enrolled full-time and on campus.
The successful applicant will be expected to enrol by March 2023.
Please submit your interest here.
Anna Severin, Senior Graduate Research Administrator, Anna.Severin@monash.edu or Professor Katya Pas, Coordinator of the Joint Doctoral Degree Program, Katya.Pas@monash.edu
Wednesday 30 November 2022, 11:55pm AEDT
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