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PhD Scholarship In Statistical/Machine Learning At The University Of Wollongong, Australia

PhD Scholarship

Study in Australia

Deadline: 1st May 2018

About scholarship

An exciting PhD scholarship is available in the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS) at the University of Wollongong in the area of spatio temporal modelling of environmental phenomena using techniques inspired from machine learning. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with both Australian and international collaborators, and extra funding is available for conference travel.

Applications are invited from domestic and international students who are able to commence
their PhD studies at the University of Wollongong in 2018. Applicants should hold, or be
close to completing, an Honours 1 undergraduate degree or a Masters degree in Statistics,
Machine Learning, or a closely related field. The ideal candidate will have an interest in the
development of statistical learning/machine learning methodology and computation,
excellent mathematical and programming skills, and an interest in using them to model and
predict environmental phenomena. Self-motivation, a strong research potential, and good oral
and written communication skills are essential criteria.

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Benefits

The UOW scholarship is AUD$26 300 per year for three years full time. An additional top up scholarship of AUD$3,700 per year for three years full time is also available for outstanding candidates. Tuition fees for international students (for up to 4.5 years) will be waived.

Eligibility

  • Applicants should hold, or be close to completing an Honours 1 undergraduate degree or a Masters degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, or a closely related field.
  • Applicants must have an interest in the development of statistical learning/machine learning methodology and computation, excellent mathematical and programming skills, and an interest in using them to model and predict environmental phenomena.
  • Applicants should have good oral and written communication skills.
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How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please contact Dr Andrew Zammit
Mangion via email: azm@uow.edu.au. Applications must include a copy of your CV
detailing your previous education experience and academic transcripts. It is expected that the
successful applicant will be available to commence this scholarship by 31 October 2018.

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