PhD Scholarship in the Areas of Nanoparticle Toxicology

Adelaide, Australia
08 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • PhD scholarship in the areas of nanoparticle toxicology
  • The scholarship is open to Australian and NZ Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia
  • $27,596 per year for three (3) years

About this scholarship

The research project is aligned with a recently awarded Australian Research Council Discovery Grant “Nanoparticle regulation of DNA replication and repair pathways”.

The project will suit driven candidates interested in nanoparticle toxicology. Specifically linking physico-chemical properties of nanoparticles to altering gene and protein regulation in cells. The project is in a pioneering area of research to provide high-impact outcomes on how exposure to nanoparticles can lead to genotoxic stress as well as therapeutic opportunities in treatment of cancer with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. The projects are highly multidisciplinary in nature and suited to individuals with nanotechnology, biomedical, biophysics, molecular biology, physical chemistry or similar backgrounds.


$27,596 per year for three (3) years


The scholarship is open to Australian and NZ Citizens and permanent residents of Australia and international students. Applicants must meet the entry requirements for a research degree program at the University of South Australia.

Application closing date: This position will remain open until filled

Applicants should submit CV, cover letter and names and contact details of two referees.

For further information please visit this website

For more information contact Associate Professor Ivan Kempson at