PhD Scholarship in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Melbourne, Australia
09 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job No.


Faculty / Portfolio:

Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences /
Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics  



Employment Type:



3 year scholarship


Australian Postgraduate Award – APA rate: $27,353 pa  stipend non-taxable

  • Would you like to be called Dr?
  • Exciting opportunity
  • World class facilities and researcher guidance

 The Opportunity

A scholarship is available to support a postgraduate research student (PhD) in Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics (D4) at the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and The Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (MCN), Clayton. The successful applicant will be working in a multidisciplinary research team in a new ARC Training Centre for Personalised Therapeutics Technologies (CPTT).The CPTT is a multidisciplinary collaboration between researchers at The University of Melbourne, The University of Western Australia, and Monash University. 

The purpose of the ARC national Training Centre will be to foster a vibrant, sustainable, growing industry of highly skilled researchers using organ-on-a-chip and bioprinting technologies to deliver on the potential of the era of personalised medicines. A major goal is for local medtech/pharma to access emergent technologies to improve selection of therapeutics for investment in clinical trials.

Scholarship awards provide a stipend of AUD $27,353 per annum (tax free).

The candidate’s attributes:

  • A  First Class Honours degree, Master’s degree or equivalent in Science/Pharmaceutical related discipline  
  • Analytical thinking, data analysis and critical problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently
  • Fluency in written and oral English


To submit an expression of interest application, please email the following documents to: as PDF attachments.

  • cover letter that includes a brief statement of the applicant’s suitability (1 x A4 page maximum)
  • curriculum Vitae (CV), including relevant qualifications and a list of any published works
  • copy of academic transcripts (university level qualifications)
  • a statement from the applicant explaining you interest in the field, particularly focussed on why you wish to pursue PhD training in this field (200 words maximum).


Dr Roey Elnathan, MCN and D4, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences T: +61 3 9905 0326 E:;

Closing Date

6 December 2017, 11:55pm Aus. Eastern Standard Time