PhD scholarship (automated decision-making in health/medicine), UNSW

PhD scholarship (automated decision-making in health/medicine), UNSW

Closing date: Applications remain open until the scholarship is awarded.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to support PhD candidates working on a topic related to the sociocultural aspects of automated decision-making in health or medicine under the supervision of Professor Deborah Lupton at the UNSW Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making + Society.

The candidate must be eligible to enrol in an accredited Research Doctorate at UNSW. Applicants for this scholarship will not be considered if they do not meet the minimum UNSW requirements for doctoral candidature. Please first check the requirements for admission
The scholarship is available to full-time and part-time candidates. The duration and payment of the scholarship (value $30,000 annual living allowance for up to 4 years) will be pro rata if awarded to a part time candidate.

Selection criteria
Eligible candidates may apply for this Scholarship by submitting a written statement, of no more than two pages in length, addressing the below selection criteria:

  • Their academic training and achievements in a relevant discipline (see below)
  • Brief description of the proposed research/thesis, clearly demonstrating how it fits the research directions of the program led by Professor Lupton in the Health Focus Area in the Centre of Excellence
  • Applicants should demonstrate an initial academic training and high level of achievement in a relevant discipline (e.g. sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, media studies, medical humanities) and a capacity and interest in qualitative methods and critical social theory.

How to apply
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