UNSW Sydney invites applications for the PhD Scholarships in Health Data Science for People with Intellectual or Developmental Disability for the 2022/23 academic year.
The Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry is inviting expressions of interest towards an opportunity to work in areas aligned with 3DN’s research programs.
Current opportunities include
- the use of linked population health datasets to examine mental health care,
- interactions between mental health and physical health outcomes,
- medicines use and associated benefits and harms in people with intellectual disability,
- including in specific populations such as people with Down syndrome,
- those with multiple or complex needs, and older people with intellectual disabilities.
Potential candidates who wish to combine data linkage and other quantitative and qualitative research methods would also be considered.
Worth of Award
- The PhD Scholarships in Health Data Science is worth $30,000 per annum for 3 years for a full scholarship;
- If the applicant attracts their own scholarship (e.g RTP), they will receive a top-up scholarship of $5,000 per annum for 3 years.
- Students with honours, masters or equivalent degrees in health (public health, medicine, nursing, allied health), computer science, bio-statistics or related disciplines would be well suited.
- Applicants may be Australian citizens, permanent residents or international.
- Applicants must meet the UNSW PhD entry requirements and be able to enrol as a full-time domestic PhD scholars.
How to Apply
To commence the EOI process please contact the 3DN Student Coordinators Dr Rachael Cvejic (r.cvej[email protected]) and Dr Janelle Weise ([email protected]) with:
- a one-page EOI outlining your relevant experience, research interests, and how these align with our Department
- your CV
- your academic transcripts.
Deadline: Applications remain open until the scholarship is awarded. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.