Wednesday, December 19, 2012

PhD scholarships and post-doctoral positions for 2013

The Centre of Research Excellence in Child Language (CRE-CL) at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute invites applications for PhD scholarships and post-doctoral positions across a range of cutting edge program areas. This CRE-CL links a number of longitudinal Australian and international studies with the aim of advancing the science of how language develops, what goes wrong and when and how to intervene. It is also unique in its parallel cohorts of children with normal hearing and hearing impairment. It brings together some of the best research, and leading researchers in the world incorporating the following organisations - MCRI, Deakin University and the Parenting Research Centre (all Melbourne based) - and international collaborators at the University of Newcastle (UK), and University of Iowa (USA).
The CRE-CL provides an internationally-unprecedented capacity for language research - in both hearing and deaf children - combining the latest theoretical and measurement approaches in molecular genetics, neuro-imaging, epidemiology, biostatistics and health economics.
Potential research areas include:
Clinical research
Public health research
Molecular genetics
Health economics

For more project details visit here
Please send completed applications to
All applications to include
Details of two academic references
Cover letter detailing which project you are interested in and why, and long term research goals
Academic transcripts

For post-doc applications please also address the selection criteria in the position description.
Closing date - 11th January 2013
Interviews - late January/ early February