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New PhD scholarship on future work design in rare and undiagnosed diseases

Are you interested in researching transformative work design as a way to address challenges facing the child health care system?

We are seeking a PhD candidate with a background in organisational behaviour to join our highly collaborative research program on designing future work through an in-depth evaluation of staff's work practices, well-being and productivity.

Your role will make an impact in delivering the best outcomes for both staff and patients within the Clinical Centre of Expertise for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases at Perth Children’s Hospital (the Rare Care Centre).

The full-time scholarship provides a salary stipend of $30,000 per annum (tax-exempt), up to a maximum of 3 years, with the possibility of a $10,000 stipend for PhD completion.

Preference will be given to those with a background in organisational psychology/organisational behaviour (or a closely related discipline), and with an interest in paediatric and/or child health care, transformative work design, and health systems research.

The successful candidate will be supervised by ARC Laureate Fellow Sharon K Parker, Director at Curtin University's Centre for Transformative Work Design and Professor Gareth Baynam, Director at the Rare Care Centre.

Domestic and international applicants are welcome.

For more information on eligibility criteria and how to apply, click here.

Learn more about the top 10 reasons why you should study your PhD at the Centre for Transformative Work Design (part of Future of Work Institute) by clicking here.

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