PhD scholarships in high temperature processing University of Queensland, School of Chemical Engineering Australia

PhD scholarships in high temperature processing


Job no:507024

Area:Faculty Of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech

Salary (FTE):RTP Scholarship NON-BANDED ($27,596.00 - $27,596.00)

Work type:Full Time - Scholarship

Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

School of Chemical Engineering


Job reference number - 507024


The School of Chemical Engineering is an international leader in the chemical engineering field and has an excellent reputation, built over many decades at The University of Queensland. We deliver quality programs and leadership in chemical engineering education, research and development, and expert consulting to support the process industries. Undergraduate teaching within the School focuses on the disciplines of chemical, biological, environmental and metallurgical engineering and postgraduate programs are available in growing fields including water, sustainable energy and petroleum engineering. For more Information about the Centre, please visit:


The role

A number of projects have been supported by government and industry in the fields of ironmaking, steelmaking and advanced material processing. The successful candidates will be working in one of these projects using the advanced research techniques developed by the supervisors. High temperature experiments and modern analytical techniques such as SEM, EPMA, TEM and XRD will be used to undertake high quality research. The successful candidates will have opportunity to attend conferences and visit industrial partners to present their research.


The Person

Applicants should have degrees in metallurgy, materials, chemical engineering or related fields and will meet the requirements of admission to a Research Higher Degree at UQ, as described at This includes evidence of one of the following:
· A bachelor's degree with honours class IIB or better from approved universities, which should include a relevant research component.
· A research master's degree.
· A coursework master's degree and an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.65 on the 7-point UQ scale, which should include a relevant research component.
· A postgraduate degree of at least one-year full-time equivalent with an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.0 on the 7-point UQ scale, together with demonstrated research experience equivalent to honours IIA will be considered for PhD entry on a case by case basis.
English language proficiency requirements apply to the international applicants.



The stipend will be AUD$30,000 per year tax-free. Top-up scholarships would be available for applicants already holding another relevant scholarship. Successful applicants will be encouraged and supported to apply for various scholarships available at The University of Queensland.



To discuss these roles please contact Baojun Zhao on or Mao Chen on

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume, Academic Transcript and Response to Selection Criteria.


For information on completing the application process click here.


Application Closing Date - 24 March 2019 11:55pm Australia Eastern Standard Time.


Advertised: 20 Feb 2019 

Applications close: 24 Mar 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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