PhD Scholarship in Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Processes from Wastewater
The School of Chemical Engineering
The School of Chemical Engineering is located in the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology at UQ. The school is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first-class research groups. Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the School’s web site at http://www.chemeng.uq.edu.au/.
Successful applicants will undertake a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Adrian Oehmen and Dr. Liu Ye at UQ’s Chemical Engineering Department, undertaking cutting edge research in enhanced biological phosphorus removal processes from wastewater. The project will involve both laboratory experiments, in particular bioreactor operation, and mathematical modelling.
The applicant will have a Masters degree or Bachelor degree with 1st Class Honours (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or equivalent, with skills and experience in wastewater treatment. Applicants must meet eligibility criteria for a Research Training Program scholarship. For further information, please visit: http://www.uq.edu.au/grad-school/scholarships-and-fees).
The base stipend will be at the rate of AUD $27,082 per annum (2018 rate) tax-free for three years with the possibility of a six month extension in approved circumstances.
Mandatory requirements for applicants
- Excellent academic performance to Honours/Masters level, evidenced by a high Grade Point Average (GPA); and
- International applicants must meet the University of Queensland's English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements, detailed at http://www.uq.edu.au/grad-school/english-language-proficiency-requirements
Desirable requirements for international applicants
At least 1 peer-reviewed research publication.
To discuss these roles please contact Dr. Oehmen at +61 (0)7 3365 3729 or firstname.lastname@example.org\.
To submit an application for this role, Please submit your application to email@example.com using the job title and job number in the subject line.
All applicants must supply the following documents:
- cover letter, please indicate which project you are applying for;
- CV, including a list of published works and contact details of two referees;
- an academic transcript;
13 July 2018, 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time