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Job Vacancies in the field of Waste Management

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Academic Leads:
William Clarke, The University of Queensland
Paul Jensen, The University of Queensland

Fully funded PhD scholarship
$36,000 to $45,000 p.a.
tax free no tuition fees
12-month industry placement

Applications close 15 April 2024


Sustainability of end-of-life options for hygiene products will be examined, with a focus on end-of-life options. The project will consider options for all the materials and additives in a hygiene product. Rankings will be based on quantitative methods, such as life cycle assessment.
This project is developed in partnership with Kimberly-Clark to advance the technology to continue to reduce our environmental footprint and create more sustainable products.
Applicants with skills/experience in life cycle analysis, chemical engineering or environmental engineering are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries and applications
For enquiries and to apply, please forward a covering letter that describes your interest in this topic and how your background aligns with this PhD project. 
Please include your curriculum vitae (please include evidence of research writing) and academic transcripts.  Please send your application to:

Dr Lisa Pope, Centre manager, ARC Training Centre for Bioplastics and Biocomposites
l.pope@uq.edu.au /+61 07 3346 6466

The Centre for Bioplastics supports a diverse workforce. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further information please visit: https://centreforbioplastics.org.au/


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