05/11/2020

KU Leuven-Melbourne Joint PhD in Emerging global risks in actuarial science

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Melbourne
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/05/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Australia › University of Melbourne
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/01/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

THE UNIVERSITIES OF MELBOURNE AND KU LEUVEN HAVE CREATED A NEW, INTERNATIONAL JOINT PHD. GRADUATE RESEARCHERS SPEND A MINIMUM OF 12 MONTHS AT EACH UNIVERSITY AND ARE ELIGIBLE TO GRADUATE WITH A JOINTLY AWARDED PHD RECOGNISED WITH A TESTAMUR FROM EACH UNIVERSITY

Two funded projects are available as part of a joint PhD collaboration between The University of Melbourne (UoM) and KU Leuven (Belgium). Graduate Researchers (GRs) participating in the joint program will be enrolled at both institutions and will spend a minimum of 12 months at the host institution. The research work will be performed under joint supervision, with one primary supervisor from each of the two institutions. All candidates must meet the eligibility requirements to successfully enrol at both universities. The successful candidates will be funded by either UoM or KU Leuven. This funding includes a full scholarship, health insurance and mobility support. Find out how to apply.

  • Gain complementary skills from international colleagues to increase the impact of their research
  • Grow their international networks and develop a truly global perspective
  • Become part of two high-quality research environments and cultures
  • Have the joint nature of their PhD recognised by two testamurs

More Information

Benefits

Benefits:

•Living allowance of A$31,200 per year pro rata (2020 full-time study rate) for up to 3.5 years. The living allowance is indexed annually and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.

•Relocation grant of $2,000 for students moving from States or Territories other than Victoria or $3,000 for students moving from outside Australia.

•Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership for international students who require a student visa to study in Australia.

•All participants receive a tuition fee waiver from the University of Melbourne for up to 4 years.

•Global mobility funding for travel to partner institution, conference and research related travel.

Eligibility criteria

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Selection process

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Economics: Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

ESSENTIAL

➢ MSc or equivalent

➢ Excellent written and oral communication skills;

➢ Demonstrated organisational skills,time management and ability to work to priorities;

➢ Demonstrated problemsolving abilities;

➢ The ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
The University of Melbourne
Australia
Victoria
University of Melbourne
3053
187 Grattan Street,

EURAXESS offer ID: 574642

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