Flinders University Scholarships 2010

One PhD scholarship is available to undertake full – time study in the School of the Environment as part of an ARC Linkage Project, “Investigation of Australian Crop Species for the Rhizoremediation of residual sulfonylurea herbicide contaminations in agricultural soils”.

The project will be undertaken in collaboration with a commercial agronomist and investigate the potential for commercial crop species to stimulate bacterial remediation of herbicide contaminated soils.

The successful applicant will be based in the Environmental Health discipline within the newly established School of the Environment, in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

The successful candidate will be supervised by Associate Professor Richard Bentham, and Associate Professor Kathleen Soole.

Applicants should have completed at least four years of tertiary education studies at a high level of achievement and have an appropriate Honours 1 or 2A (or equivalent) undergraduate degree biotechnology, microbiology or related disciplines.

This scholarship will only be available to those who : are Australian citizens, permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand citizens; and are enrolling as full – time students.

And will commence a PhD. The scholarship will provide an indexed, tax – free stipend ($26, 140 pa for full – time study) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress.

Application kits can be obtained from the Higher Degree Administration and Scholarships Office and can be downloaded from the scholarships website.

Further information is available from :

Assistant Professor Richard Bentham,
Email : Richard.bentham@flinders.edu.au,
Phone No : (08) 7221 8579.

Assistant Professor Kathleen Soole,
Email : kathleen.soole@flinders.edu.au,
Phone No : (08) 8210 2030.

Internal Closing Date : 18 June, 2010.

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