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    Domestic PhD Scholarship opportunity with Macquarie University and South Sydney Football Club

    What we are after
    We are currently recruiting for a domestic or international PhD Student to work in Rugby League embedded within the club’s High Performance Unit. Candidates with current experience using GPS in a sporting context will be strongly regarded as will any prior experience with physical performance testing. The candidate must be a proactive person and a critical thinker able to provide solutions and unique points of view to existing problems. The ideal applicant will have a mix of sport science and/or analytical experience i.e., knowledge of Matlab, R, SPSS, and/or other suitable relevant software experience.

    If you are an analytical person and like working with numbers please get in touch ASAP.

    What is being offered
    The successful candidate will be provided an industry scholarship worth $27,596 / year (tax free), indexed annually. You will also be required to apply for a scholarship through Macquarie University, and if successful the industry scholarship will revert to a $5,000 / year (tax free) top-up scholarship in addition to the Macquarie scholarship, total value $32,596 / year (tax free).

    What you need to do

    Contact Dr Tim Doyle ( or Jarrod Wade ( to discuss this opportunity; please include a brief statement about yourself, including copies of all your academic transcripts, copies of any research outputs, awards you have received, and anything else you feel is relevant to the role.
    Note you must be eligible for a direct entry PhD position which generally requires you to have a Masters by research or relevant research experience plus a Masters by coursework. Please get in touch to discuss further.


    We would like to have the candidate start late 2019 / early 2020 to coincide with the start of the 2020 pre-season, but can be negotiated with the successful candidate.
    Last edited by Tim L. A. Doyle; August 27, 2019, 10:06 PM.

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    Re: Fully funded Industry based PhD

    Please note, this position is now open to international students also. Please get in touch ASAP if you are interested.