PhD Scholarship in Anthropology – Uterus Transplantation

PhD Scholarship in Anthropology – Uterus Transplantation


PhD Scholarship in Anthropology – Uterus Transplantation

Job No.: 625219

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Kind: Full-time

Period: 3-year and 3-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: The profitable applicant will obtain an Arts Analysis Residing Allowance, at present worth of $29,500 each year 2021 full-time price (tax-free stipend), listed plus allowances as per RTP stipend scholarship circumstances at: A tuition price scholarship and Single Abroad Well being Cowl (OSHC) shall be offered for a profitable worldwide awardee.

The Alternative

Monash College Arts Graduate Analysis is funding a PhD scholarship as a part of the Australian Analysis Council funded undertaking ‘A comparative sociocultural and moral research of uterus transplants’ which is led by Professor Andrea Whittaker (College of Social Sciences, Monash College), Professor Catherine Mills (College of Social Sciences, Monash College), Dr Sharmila Rudrappa (College of Texas in Austin), and Dr Anthony Marren (College of Sydney). The Australian Analysis Council funded this undertaking below its prestigious Discovery Undertaking scheme.

The bigger socio-cultural research, of which the PhD undertaking is a component, goals to undertake a comparative research of the brand new Australian Uterine Transplant (UTx) trial with established and rising UTx packages within the US and India. The undertaking is anticipated to supply theoretical insights on the social and moral impacts of this expertise for improved public coverage responses.

The profitable candidate shall be anticipated to undertake a undertaking involving observations of scientific trial administration and interviews with scientific employees to discover: how scientific trials are managed and the organisation, challenges, and contingencies concerned and the co-production of data throughout a various workforce of specialists. The PhD pupil shall be anticipated to undertake fieldwork in Sydney. It might additionally contain observations and interviews on the worldwide conferences of UTx to grasp the networks, exchanges and processes by means of which a brand new medical self-discipline is created. We envisage that HDR Supervision will contain Professor Whittaker, Dr Marren and Dr John Gardener.

Engaged on a PhD as half of a bigger undertaking has main benefits. The profitable candidate shall be built-in right into a profitable analysis agenda that has been funded by a prestigious and extremely aggressive funding scheme. They are going to have entry to funding to help fieldwork, and journey, and also will obtain professional supervision from senior analysis leaders in related fields. Moreover, we envisage that the PhD candidate will co-author with the chief investigators. The candidate will take part in conferences, and additional analysis coaching tailor-made to their wants.

Monash College is the most important college in Australia and ranks within the prime 100 universities worldwide. Monash has six globally networked campuses and worldwide alliances within the US, Europe and Asia. Anthropology at Monash has analysis experience in Medical Anthropology. We now have a robust and supportive analysis tradition, led by internationally acknowledged students who’re profitable in attracting nationwide and worldwide aggressive funding.

Candidate Necessities

The profitable applicant can have an impressive tutorial monitor document in Anthropology, Science and Expertise Research; Sociology, or different related disciplines. Competence in qualitative analysis strategies is fascinating.

In its evaluation, the choice committee will prioritise candidates who maintain an Australian (or equal worldwide) Honour’s or Grasp’s diploma (each in a related area), with a major analysis element and with first-class honours/H1 awarded.

Particulars of eligibility necessities, together with English-language proficiency expertise, to undertake a PhD within the School of Arts can be found at Candidates ought to guarantee they familiarise themselves with these necessities earlier than deciding whether or not they need to apply.

Scholarship holders have to be enrolled full time and on campus. Please word: Candidates who already maintain a PhD is not going to be thought of. This chance is open to candidates of any nationality.

Profitable candidates shall be anticipated to enrol by the finish of 2021, however there could also be some flexibility concerning the date of graduation.


Professor Andrea Whittaker, College of Social Sciences,

Submit an Expression of Curiosity ( EOI)

EOIs shall comprise:

  • A canopy letter that features a temporary assertion of the applicant’s suitability;
  • A short analysis proposal not exceeding 750 phrases in size that matches throughout the broader undertaking, and demonstrates some understanding of the realm of analysis;
  • A curriculum vitae, together with an inventory of any printed works, convention displays and related work expertise resembling analysis assistantships;
  • A full assertion of educational document, supported by scanned copies of related licensed documentation; and
  • Contact particulars of two tutorial referees.

You could contact Professor Andrea Whittaker ( previous to submission of the EOI to debate the undertaking.

Your EOI must be despatched within the type of a single attachment to an e-mail to Ms Kinda Say, Senior Graduate Analysis Administrator, School of Arts, on the following e-mail handle State “EOI [your name] – PhD Scholarship in Anthropology – Uterus Transplantation” within the topic heading of the e-mail.

Shortlisted candidates shall be interviewed by video name.

Closing Date

Monday 18th October, 2021,11:55pm AEDT

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