A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate with a good honours degree in the geography, geology, geochemistry or related disciplines, to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in Geosciences. The project is to investigate the use of stable isotopes from authigenic carbonates in tropical volcanic crater-lakes for reconstructing change and variability in the Asian monsoon.
Applicants should have a particular interest in geochemistry, palaeolimnology, and palaeoclimatology. Applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.
The scholarship is valued at $22,860 per annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress.
Further information can be obtained from Dr Dan Penny, School of Geosciences (F09), The University of Sydney NSW 2006 (Phone: +61 2 9351 6464; Fax: + 61 2 9351 3644 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications should be sent direct to Dr Penny at the above address and should include a curriculum vitae, a copy of an academic transcript, and the names and contact details of at least two referees.
Closing date: 15 April 2011
Research Areas: Sciences & Engineering
Type: Postgraduate Research