Two PhD positions available: the evolutionary ecology of marine heterotrophs

Two fully-funded PhD stipends are available to students interested in
working on the evolutionary ecology of marine heterotrophs in the
Centre for Geometric Biology ( Prof Dustin Marshall
is the director of the Centre and Prof Craig White is deputy-director,
however the specifics of the project and the most appropriate
supervisors from the CGB will depend on the interests of the successful
students and collaboration between student and supervisor.

The stipends include all course fees plus ~$26,288 AUD per annum
tax-free with no teaching requirements for 3.5 years (the length of a
PhD in Australia). Domestic students (Australian and New Zealand) will
be eligible for ‘top up funding’ to a total stipend of $30,000.
Guaranteed funding of project costs and research support, including the
costs of attending at least one conference per year, is included

Project start dates to be in the first half of 2017.

To be eligible, applicants must have completed at least one year of
post-graduate research in ecology and/or evolution.

Successful applicants will hold a BSc H1 or equivalent (first class
honours degree) or a Masters by research degree and preference will be
given to those with strong quantitative skills and publications in
international journals.

Any offers made by the CGB are subject to acceptance by Monash

Interested students should send a CV, brief statement of interests and
contact details of two referees to
Application closing date January 22^nd 2017.

Dr. Liz Morris
Administration Manager
Centre for Geometric Biology
School of Biological Sciences
Monash University
Clayton, Vic 3800
Mob: +61 3 404 069 210 Email:

Liz Morris <>

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