PhD Scholarship in Drinking Water Treatment Optimisation

Deadline: 30 September 2017
Open to: both domestic and international research degree students
Scholarship: USD 26,682/annum

Description

The University of South Australia is offering PhD Scholarship in Drinking Water Treatment Optimisation. The scholarship will provide a living allowance paid at the RTP Domestic Stipend rate: USD 26,682/annum (2017 date).

The overall aim of this ARC Linkage project is to develop a number of data-driven predictive models, predominantly based on remotely collected sensors data, to achieve enhanced proactivity of drinking water treatment processes and monetary savings for water utilities.

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a public research university in the Australian state of South Australia. It is the largest university in South Australia with more than 32,000 students.

Eligibility

  • Applicants should possess a Bachelors (Honours class I or IIa) or Masters Degree (with Research) in an environmental science/engineering or other relevant discipline;
  • The successful candidate must be willing to travel occasionally interstate and potentially internationally. Previous work in the drinking water treatment, insitu water quality analyses, or water quality and treatment modelling is desirable but not required;
  • Applicants will be considered provided they fulfill the criteria for Ph.D. admission and scholarship of the University of South Australia and demonstrate excellent research capacity.

Scholarship

The scholarship will provide a living allowance paid at the RTP Domestic Stipend rate: USD 26,682/annum (2017 date). A tuition fee waiver scholarship may be available to a successful overseas applicant. The duration of the scholarship is 3 years.

How to Apply?

To apply, please sent your CV, full academic track record and a 2-page maximum synopsis of your research experience via email to Professor John van Leeuwen: John.VanLeeuwen-at-unisa.edu.au

For more information please visit the official website.