UQ International PhD Positionsin Applied Molecular Science

  • Phd
  • $28,597 p.a.
  • 7 December 2020
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Supervisor – Professor Debra Bernhardt

We are looking for PhD researchers to join our team which is investigating processes occurring in clean energy storage systems and/or polymer processing using molecular simulations. Computer simulations at the molecular level allow an understanding of the behaviour of a system to be obtained under operating conditions. This provides the knowledge and information to assist in improving processes. Our group is interested in sustainable energy applications and processing as well as developing new methods to simulate these systems. The PhD student will use state-of-the-art simulation methods developed in our group and by others, to study these out-of-equilibrium systems and contribute to the development of more sustainable technologies in this way.

A working knowledge of undergraduate-level mathematics and a keen interest in either clean energy applications and/or polymer processing would be of benefit to someone working on this project.

The University of Queensland
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The University of Queensland

The University of Queensland is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland.

Eligibility

You must meet the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ. Applications will be judged on a competitive basis taking into account the applicant’s previous academic record, publication record, honours and awards, and employment history.

The applicant will demonstrate academic achievement in the field/s of chemistry, physics and/or chemical engineering and the potential for scholastic success.

A background or knowledge of computer coding or molecular simulation is highly desirable.

Benefits

The 2021 Research Training Program (RTP) living allowance stipend rate is AUD$28,597 per annum (indexed annually), which is tax-free for three years with two possible extensions of up to 6 months each in approved circumstances (conditions apply).

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