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Location University of Southern Queensland, Centre for Future Materials
Discipline
App. deadline 30/06/2017
Funding
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Eligibility Open to international applicants

phD Studentship - Polymer Composites

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Quarter 3 (July) 2017 or Research Quarter 1 (January) 2018.

PhD Studentship- Polymer Composites
Position Number:

Division: Research and Innovation
Department: Centre for Future Materials
Classification: PhD (Higher degree by research) in the following areas:
• Advanced composite manufacturing
• Civil composites
• Smart materials
• Geopolymer and concrete
Location: Toowoomba
Date: 30 April 2017
Responsible to: Professor Peter Schubel, Director (Centre for Future Materials)


Our University

USQ's research culture forms a central part of our differentiation as a university. It has grown from a resolute commitment to engaging with external research colleagues, our regional communities, industry and, most importantly, our students. We aim to create meaningful learning-based relationships and deliver research outcomes that benefit our nation and the wider world.

With campuses based in three south-east Queensland locations, education centres across Australia, a number of global partners and an international reputation as distance and online education experts, we truly are a regional University with a global perspective.

Connect with us to find out more.


Our Centre

Centre for Future Materials (CFM) at USQ is recognised nationally and internationally as a Centre of excellence in advanced materials and manufacturing. Its research priorities are:
• Advanced composite manufacturing,
• Civil composites,
• Smart materials,
• Geopolymer and concrete.

CFM has a world class research team, with key competence in novel composite processes, automated manufacturing, composite repair, civil composite structures, ballistic impact, nano material, morphing material, thermal electrical material, geopolymer, and high performance concrete. The Centre has strong industrial links with local, national and international SME's and large companies.

The Role
The Centre for Future Materials (CFM) is looking for expressions of interest (EOI) from research scholars who will be given the opportunity to apply for a PhD scholarship in one of the four research priority areas listed above. Applicants are asked to nominate their area of interest in their application so that applicants can be matched to appropriate CFM staff for potential progression through the scholarship process.

Selection Criteria

Essential
You must have either:
1. a Bachelor's degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) at an Australian University or equivalent in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronic engineering, or
2. a Master's degree at an Australian University or equivalent (containing a significant research component) with a GPA of at least 5 on a 7-point scale, or
Additional
3. you must provide evidence of English language proficiency,
4. any technical/research publication in the form of journal/conference papers
5. interest and motivation in pursuing research/academic career.
Remuneration
Selected prospective students will receive assistance to apply for either the RTP or for international students, an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). The current RTP scholarship stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum tax free for three years with a possible six-month extension in approved circumstances.

For further information on scholarships please refer to: https://www.usq.edu.au/scholarships/results?level=Research
Training and support

USQ is committed to providing world-class facilities and support to its students.
As a higher degree research student at USQ you may have access to:
• on-campus computing, including high performance computing facility, engineering software, corporate wireless access, email account, storage space and VPN access from work or home
• personal work spaces, and laboratory space and equipment
• full library services including interlibrary loans, access to subject librarians and an EndNote licence
• all student services at USQ, including health and counselling, accommodation assistance, disability resources and careers and employment
• training and workshops which focus on the key elements and stages of candidature
• The Learning Centre, which can assist to develop academic writing and basic mathematics skills
• RedTrain offers all USQ researchers access to opportunities to build skills and capability through a comprehensive program of research training and development
How to apply
Your application must include:
• a cover letter that addresses your interest and experience in one or more research areas mentioned above
• your resume detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies
• the names of two referees
Applications and enquiries related to this position should be directed to Professor Peter Schubel via email cfm@usq.edu.au
If your application meets the eligibility requirements, we'll ask you to liaison directly with your assigned USQ academic to submit a formal application for admission to the relevant PhD scholarship program. After assessment by a review panel, you will be contacted detailing whether you've been successful in being awarded a scholarship to study a PhD at USQ.

We award PhD scholarships based on academic merit, research experience and potential. All scholarship programs are competitive and only scholars with exceptional ability are likely to be successful.

Expression of Interest Closing Dates

Candidates: 30 June 2017 - for consideration in relation to
the next available USQ scholarship round with commencement in
Research Q

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