PhD Opportunity at the University of Adelaide

“Alcohol labelling about cancer risk: Public and ethical responses”

The School of Population Health at the University of Adelaide is seeking a PhD candidate to be involved in an investigation into public and ethical responses to mandated alcohol warning labels about increased long-term risk of cancer. The PhD project is part of a larger study, funded by an ARC Linkage grant, in partnership with Cancer Council Australia, and Drug & Alcohol Services South Australia.

The project will be suitable for students with an Honours degree or equivalent in, the social sciences, public health, psychology, ethics, philosophy or any other relevant discipline.


A full-time PhD scholarship (3 years) will be available to support the successful candidate. Value: minimum AU$28,715pa, with a possible supplement to a total of AU$30,000pa (tax exempt).


Interested applicants should in the first instance forward the following information to with “Application for PhD Project” in the subject heading:

–  your CV including citizenship or permanent resident status

–  a scanned copy of academic transcripts

–  names and email addresses of 2 referees and

–  a statement of previous research experience & publications list.

Application closing date is Friday October 19th 2012.

For further information about the project contact:

Dr Jaklin Eliott,

School of Population Health,

The University of Adelaide,

Tel: +61 8 8313 3855


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