Research opportunities

PhD students and postdoctoral positions will be based in the Polymer Science Group Facilities in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus.

Postgraduate students

Information for PhD candidates

The Polymer Science Group has a number of PhD scholarships available for highly motivated, high calibre Australian and International postgraduate students.

Visit the Research projects page and search for projects lead by Greg Qiao:

Research projects

Applications are sought with degrees in chemical engineering, chemistry, polymer chemistry, biomolecular engineering, materials science or related fields.

Please contact Prof Greg Qiao, , with your CV, academic transcript and research interests.

Additional information regarding the PhD application process and scholarships can be found on the University of Melbourne’s Study website:

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

Postdoctoral fellows

Postdoctoral positions will be focused on the key research areas of functional polymeric materials, controlled polymerisation and polymer based biomaterials. Potential high-calibre applicants are encouraged to email their CV and research interests to Prof Greg Qiao, .

Prospective postdoctoral fellows should consider applying for various suitable fellowships including those listed below:

Residents Fellowship
All Discovery Early Career Research Award  (DECRA)
EU Marie Curie Fellowship
Japanese JSPS Fellowship
UK Royal Society Fellows
USA NSF Fellowships