[New Zealand] Doctoral Scholarship in Children Physical Activity at Auckland University of Technology

Deadline: August 27, 2010

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for a Health Research Council of New Zealand funded PhD scholarship. The successful applicant will join an established team of researchers from Massey University, University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology (AUT), in Auckland, New Zealand.

The student will be based at the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition at AUT. The scholarship is valued at NZ $25,000 p.a. (tax exempt) for three years. A full or partial tuition fee waiver may also apply.

Applying for the Scholarship

It is expected the candidate will hold an Honours or Masters degree in human movement science, exercise science, health promotion, epidemiology, geography or a related area and be able to demonstrate previous research experience.

Applicants must meet the University's selection criteria for entry into the PhD. Advice on these can be found at: http://www.aut.ac.nz/study-at-aut/apply-to-aut/postgraduate-students/ent... http://www.aut.ac.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/116337/2010Postgraduate...

Information for international students can be found here

Curriculum vitae and covering letters are to be received no later than Friday 27 August 2010, 5pm NZT and should be sent to Dr Melody Oliver either by email (melody.oliver@aut.ac.nz) , or post:

Dr Melody Oliver Mail #A-24, Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Auckland University of Technology Private Bag 92006 Auckland 1142 New Zealand

Queries related to the project and the position can be addressed to Dr Melody Oliver by email (melody.oliver@aut.ac.nz)

Children's mobility and physical activity in higher density urban neighbourhoods