Centre for Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine (CCREM) PhD Top Up Scholarship

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Centre for Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine(CCREM) is a unique collaboration between Academic emergency physicians, research nurses and laboratory scientists. CCREM manages an integrated program of multicentre clinical trials and mechanistic laboratory studies to improve our understanding of the pathophysiology underlying "time-critical", life-threatening illness and injury. Our laboratory uses a variety of immunological and molecular biological techniques.

The successful candidate will join a world class research centre based at the Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research at Royal Perth Hospital. The project will focus on understanding reactions to antivenom for improving patient safety when antivenom is administered. The aim of the project is to help identify strategies to reduce the incidence of antivenom reactions and patients at risk who may benefit from closer monitoring or premedication.

A $10,000 maintenance allowance is also available.

Available in the 2017 Australian/University Postgraduate Award Round. 

Payment type: Fortnightly Stipend and Operating Allowance

Value: $19700

Value unit: Per annum

Basis of award: Academic Achievement

Eligibility: Application process: In addition to completing the iAthena application form, all applicants must submit an Expression of Interest to Dr Erika Bosio (erika.bosio@uwa.edu.au) before 31 October 2016. This should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic Transcripts
  • A cover letter

Receipt of the top up scholarship is contingent on the candidate completing a Bachelor's degree with 1st Class Honours, receiving an APA or UPA from UWA and completing an interview with Dr Erika Bosio, Professor Simon Brown and Professor Daniel Fatovich.  

Nationality: Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand Citizen, Australian Humanitarian Visa

Study area: Biomedical Science, Medicine, Science

Commencement date: 2017

Applications open:03/08/2016

Applications close: 31/10/2016

Tenable At: University of Western Australia

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