Centre for Rural Health


Scholarships on offer at the Centre for Rural Health

Oral Health PhD or Masters Scholarship

We are seeking dynamic PhD or Masters candidates to undertake research as part the Centre for Research Excellence in Primary Oral Health Care team. This is an exciting opportunity for applicants with an Honours or Masters degree, or a combination of equivalent qualifications and / or health sector based experience. Applicants are welcome from a diverse range of disciplines, including but not restricted to, the dental health professions. Examples of relevant disciplinary backgrounds can be found in the health as well as the social sciences.

The APHCRI Centre for Research Excellence in Primary Oral Health Care is a collaboration between the Centre for Rural Health at the University of Tasmania, the University of Adelaide, and the University of Western Australia.

The successful candidate will investigate rural oral health in one of two projects:

  • Relationship of dental practitioners to rural primary care networks
  • Oral health policy: International policy implications for Australia


Living Allowance and some expenses.

Value & Duration:

This scholarship is valued at AUD$30,000 pa which includes a tax free living allowance of $23,728 p.a. with the rest available for costs. Subject to satisfactory progress the duration of the scholarship is 2 years for a Masters candidate and 3 years with a possible 6 month extension for a doctoral candidate.

The student will be based either in Hobart or Launceston at the Centre for Rural Health (CRH), University of Tasmania. The work will be completed under the supervision of Dr Len Crocombe, Assoc. Prof. Erica Bell or Assoc. Prof. Tony Barnett dependent on which project is selected.

More information:

For more information please contact Dr Len Crocombe: leonard.crocombe@utas.edu.au, +61 03 6226 7376

Applications close: 17 May 2013

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Applications should be sent to:
Dr Quynh Le, Graduate Research Coordinator
Centre for Rural Health
University of Tasmania
Locked Bag 1372, Launceston, TAS 7250
Email: Quynh.Le@utas.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 6324 4053
Fax: (03) 6324 4040

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