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A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate with a good honours degree in science or engineering to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in complex systems.  The project models healthcare coordination as a complex social system by using complex systems and social network theories. It investigates the relationship between complexity within the healthcare system and its impact on healthcare coordination.

Applicants must have completed a research degree (e.g. Undergraduate honours 1st class) or have completed a substantial research component as part of their undergraduate or postgraduate degree. Knowledge and experience in social networks analysis, statistical modelling and computer programming would be required. The scholarship is open to both international and local applicants. A fee waiver scholarship may be provided for a qualified international student.

Amount awarded:
The scholarship is valued at $23,728 (AUD) per annum (tax exempt).

Application guide:
Further information can be obtained from Dr Kenneth Chung, Project Management Program (J05), Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, The University of Sydney NSW 2006 (Phone: 02 9036 7517; Fax: 02 9351 8642; E-mail: [log in to unmask]).  Applications should be sent direct to Dr Kenneth Chung at the above address and should include a curriculum vitae, a copy of an academic transcript, and the names and contact details of at least two referees.

Closing date:
30 June 2012

Please feel free to relay this email to those who may be of interest.

Kind regards

Centre for Complex Systems Research, Project Management Program
J05, Faculty of Engineering & IT

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