PhD Scholarship - Convergent design of novel biosensors and bioassays for the medical, agtech and food industries

Monash University
October 31, 2022
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PhD Scholarship - Convergent design of novel biosensors and bioassays

for the medical, agtech and food industries

Job No.: 639488

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-3.5-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Dependent on successful scholarship application

Take your engineering skills to new heights

Engineers possess the technical and analytical skills to design new processes and products to generate a more prosperous and sustainable future. Be it renewable energy, sustainable food/water production, or designing disruptive med-tech, your skills are needed to make a difference.

Apply your scientific skills to solve the key challenges of our time

Chemical and Biological engineering is a broad and interdisciplinary research field, and we think this needs to be reflected in our PhD cohort and graduates. Our diverse network of research collaborators, industry partners, clinicians and innovators drive our research.

Drawing on elements of chemistry, biochemistry, clinical sciences, data sciences and economics, if you want to use your science background to solve problems, then join us!

Are you driven to pursue a passion in a world-class research environment?

From Monash Health to the Australian Synchrotron, from the Woodside Energy Partnership to Monash Food Innovation – we present a truly world-class research environment to pursue your passion.

We are committed to training the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs in academia and industry.

About Monash Chemical and Biological Engineering

Ranked #1 in Australia, Monash Chemical and Biological Engineering contributes real technological solutions across our core research areas of biotechnology, food, modelling, membranes, nanomaterials, fuels and energy.

Our PhD cohort is diverse, welcoming students from all over the world. We are a strong supporter of gender equity, with 40% of our PhD students identifying as female.

To find out more about the Department and our latest research, news and events, see our website.

Total Scholarship Value

$30,000 per annum (tax-free) (2022 rate). Tuition scholarships available to domestic students.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants will need to hold a first-class honours degree from an Australian University or equivalent degree from an overseas university in a relevant discipline.

See the website for full details for the relevant eligibility requirements.

Application Process

Search available projects and supervisors, contact the supervisor to discuss the project (e.g. via Zoom or phone call), and then complete the Expressions of Interest Form.

A full list of current research projects and Department academic profiles can be found here.

Application Deadlines

The next scholarship application deadlines for international students are:

  • Round 1 - 31 May
  • Round 2 - 31 October
  • More Information

    Find out more about PhD and Masters by Research degrees and scholarships at: www.


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    Closing Date

    Monday 31 October 2022, 11:55pm AEDT

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