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Research Scholar

We seek highly motivated PhD students to work on this very exciting project aims to develop a novel technology to produce valuable products from wastewater streams utilising purple phototrophic bacteria.

Organisational Environment: 

The Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) is an international centre of excellence in innovative water technology, treatment and management. With over 100 research staff and students based at The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, the AWMC has established a substantial niche in the interdisciplinary fields of biological science and chemical process engineering. The AWMC has an international reputation for expertise in education, research and training, with >100 international journal publications per year and excellent funding successes from industry and the Australian Research Council (>$8M in the last 3 years).


This scholarship is open to Australian citizens and international applicants. Candidates should have Honours degree (First Class or IIA) in Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Science or Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, or similar. International candidates should be eligible for an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) or external scholarship (for more information, please visit:

International applicants must meet the University of Queensland's English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements, detailed at


Apply Here - Applications Close 22nd September