Date Posted
21 Oct 2024

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PhD Project
University of Tasmania

PhD scholarships with the eLogistics Research Group aligned to the ARC Centre for Forest Value

21 Oct 2024

NOTE: this position listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!

Position Description

PhD scholarships with the eLogistics Research Group aligned to the ARC Centre for
Forest Value ( are available immediately
for suitable candidates with skills in any of the following areas:

 All Engineering disciplines (Software, Electrical, Mechanical, etc);
 Supply chain management specialisations;
 Digital Traceability, Provenance and Authentication Technologies and Services;
 Transport Logistics;
 Information systems, Decision-support Sciences and Business Intelligence Research.

The project opportunities listed below provide an indicative list of research areas for prospective
PhD candidates who may be eligible to receive a full PhD scholarship for research directly
aligned to any of the sub-projects listed below:
The scholarships cover tuition fees and give a $26,000/year tax free allowance to cover living
costs for up-to three and half years. The aim of the research is to support transformation of
timber supply chain by enhancing the alignment of electronic information with material flows and
transformations in existing and new (engineered wood products) supply chains.
1. Information Management and IT Governance in Forest Industry
2. Investigation of By-Products Characterization from Forestry and Industry
3. Consumer Behaviour and Acceptance of the Timber Products
4. IT-based Tracking of Fibre from the Plant to the Finished Product
5. Uncertainties in the Forest Industries: Procurement, Supply chains and Markets

Application Deadline: 31st December, 2016
Locations: Hobart or Launceston, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia.
Type: Full Scholarship.

For further information: Professor Paul Turner ;
Dr Mohammad Taskhiri

How to Apply

Applicants should first forward an expression of interest (EOI) addressed to the eLRG Director, Professor Paul Turner at consisting of a: Statement confirming they can meet the eligibility conditions Responses to each of the selection criteria listed above Statement on their preferred field(s) of research relevant to the Training Centre Curriculum vitae (CV) Selected applicants will then be interviewed for available research project position(s) following which formal Scholarship and PhD candidature applications to the University of Tasmania will be requested.

Position Category: Other. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.