Institution (Location)
Central Queensland University
Start Date
July 8, 2015
Position Description
PhD-candidates sought

Associate Professor Corneel Vandelanotte (NHF Future Leader Fellow)  from CQUniversity Australia is looking for strong PhD-candidates. Corneel’s research is focussed on e- and mHealth interventions (e.g., web, app) to improve health behaviours (e.g., physical activity, sitting time, diet, weight maintenance/loss) in various population groups (e.g., older adults, cancer survivors, diabetici, people with depressive symptoms, kids). Corneel is looking for intelligent, enthusiastic, and committed PhD-candidates with a strong work ethic. You will need a love for improving public health and innovative delivery methods to help people live healthier lives. We have created a competitive package for you:

  • A guaranteed Research Training Scheme (RTS) funded spot to pay for your tuition Fees (this will save you about $20,000p/a, for Australian applicants only).
  • National Heart Foundation (NHF) funded top-up for $10,000 per year for 3 years. 
  • $10,000 research and conference support from CQUniversity.
  • Free laptop from CQUniversity.
  • Access to state-of-the-art software to create innovative web- and app-based health behaviour change interventions.
  • The opportunity to collaborate on world class NHMRC-funded projects.
  • One-on-one mentoring and guidance to apply for a scholarship from various sources, for example: NHF, NHMRC, Endeavour, CQUniversity (due date:  October 31st). 
  • Be part of a vibrant and collegial research team, we’re all here to help each other.
  • Live near the beach in tropical Queensland away from big city traffic hassles.
For more information, contact Corneel at: [email protected] or Ph: (07) 4923 2183.
Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

A Masters or Honours degree

How to Apply

Contact Corneel at: [email protected] or Ph: (07) 4923 2183.

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