PhD Scholarship Oppotunity in Indigenous Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics

Study level
Graduate Research
Enrolment status
Future student
Study Area


The Aboriginal-led Indigenous Epidemiology and Health Unit, headed by Professor Sandra Eades, in the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics is looking for a talented student to undertake PhD in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.


The Centre has a full-time scholarship for an appropriately qualified student to commence research in late 2019 or early 2020 in this exciting area. $30,600 (based on 2019 rate).

Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Masters or Honours degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Statistics, Data Science or related field.
  • Strong skills in quantitative or qualitative analysis
  • An interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, social and biological determinants of health
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Publication(s) in peer-reviewed journals and/or evidence of research impact will be highly regarded.
  • Experience analysing large datasets, preferably administrative data, is highly-regarded for population data linkage studies. Will be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.


Applicants are required to meet the entry requirements for a PhD in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.


  1. Complete the Expression of Interest
  2. CV
  3. Academic references
  4. Academic transcripts


Dr. Alison Gibberd
Phone: +61 3 8344 9065

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Scholarship terms and conditions:

Scholarship Management


Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Population and Global Health