|Location:||Perth - Australia|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
£14,883.14 converted salary* stipend per annum
|Placed On:||16th January 2020|
|Closes:||24th February 2020|
Curtin University is offering a PhD studentship to a domestic or international student to work on the PhD project described below. The stipend rate is $28,092 per annum for a maximum of 3.5 years (indexed annually), pending compliance with milestone and candidacy requirements. There is an option for a top-up of $5,000 in the stipend, which could be available to suitably qualified applicants. For international applicants, a tuition fee waiver is available, provided they meet the university’s criteria for a studentship.
The successful student will register for a PhD in Psychology under the primary supervision of Prof. Nikos Ntoumanis (email: email@example.com).
The successful student needs to:
The successful candidate must meet the minimum academic entry requirement for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy program including the English proficiency levels https://research.curtin.edu.au/postgraduate/.
Candidates should have:
Graduated with or qualified for the award of the degree of Bachelor in Psychology, Sport/Exercise Science, Public Health or related area, with First Class Honours (evidence of a Dissertation) or equivalent level of attainment; or
Completed a Master's degree with Course Weighted Average minimum 70% and at least 25% of the course completed as a thesis/dissertation.
Additionally experience in the following is desirable:
Application Deadline: 24th February 2020. To apply, please email Prof. Ntoumanis a copy of your CV, a 2-page summary of how you meet the selection criteria, and the contact details of 2 academic referees.
The PhD project will be embedded within a recently awarded Australian Research Council (ARC) grant awarded to Prof. Ntoumanis, Prof. Sedikides (University of Southampton, UK), Assoc Prof. Daniel Gucciardi and Prof. Cecilie-Thogersen-Ntoumani (Curtin University), and Assoc Prof. Ben Jackson (University of Western Australia). The ARC-funded project will undertake a number of laboratory and field studies to test the tripartite model of goal strivings, proposed by Ntoumanis and Sedikides (2018); https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0963721418770455. The laboratory studies will include a number of widely utilised experimental tasks in social psychology for manipulating goal difficulty. The field studies will be undertaken with reference to parenting/career management goals, as well as with financial goals. The PhD student will support the post-doc on the project to undertake data collection for some of these studies, and will include in his/her PhD thesis research questions that are off-shoots of the questions that will be pursued in the ARC project. There is also the possibility for conducting additional studies that will be broadly based on a similar research theme (e.g., reviews, experiments with different tasks and/or related research questions).
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