About the Scholarship
An exciting opportunity for applicants with a background in psychology and health, who are focused on achieving outcomes for the health industry. The role is primarily located at the hawthorn campus; however, students will also be required to undertake duties at the premises of the industry partner Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer affecting Australian Men, with one is seven men expected to receive a diagnosis by the age of 75. The PhD project will extend upon the primary aims of the Navigate project, the data collected from the navigate project will be utilized to explore interrelationships between couples’ illness communication, decisional conflict, regret and satisfaction, anxiety and quality of life.
This role will suit someone who is enthusiastic, self-motivated and enjoys working collaboratively with a team of likeminded individuals. Experience working with oncology populations, and both quantitative and qualitative methodologies is advantageous.
About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.
Be the innovator in the face of technological and social change with Swinburne’s Faculty of Health, Arts and Design. Leading edge research centres, strong ties to industry and commitment to high-quality, high-impact research allows you to understand humanity deeply, bring the real world to focus and make your mark.
To be successful in the role, you will have: