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Salivary Bioscience News

PhD scholarship opportunity at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

A unique opportunity for PhD study at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, has become available. The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme aims to attract the best and brightest people into strategic research areas and provide them with an enhanced culture of research excellence, mentoring, career development, leadership and community, with:

*   $40,000 stipend per annum, for 4 years

*   4 years of funding to complete PhD at UNSW

*   Travel/support package of up to $10k per annum to support international relocation costs, career development activities

*   Open to domestic and international candidates

Exceptional students interested in PhD study focused on salivary biomarkers associated with callous-unemotional traits, psychopathology and aggression can apply here: https://www.2025.unsw.edu.au/apply/scientia-phd-scholarships/salivary-hormones-risk-and-resiliency-factors-mental-illness within the Parent-Child Research Clinic that provides evidence-based assessment and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) intervention to children with conduct problems.

The preferred higher-degree research (HDR) candidate will have exceptional critical thinking, written/oral communication, and statistical skills. Candidates with prior experience in saliva collection, extraction, and analysis are preferred. Candidates who have experience in conducting research with children and/or clinical populations are highly encouraged to apply.

Applications open May 28 2018 and deadlines are:

July 20 2018 to contact supervisors re: support

Sep 3 2018 to submit online application

Offers will be made to successful candidates from November 5 2018 on.

For more information about the UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Program see Frequently Asked Questions. Interested candidates please contact Associate Professor Eva Kimonis with a copy of your CV, transcript, and writing sample.

*Note: Salimetrics provides this information for research use only (RUO). Information is not provided to promote off-label use of medical devices. Pease consult the full-text article.