ARC DP PhD Scholarship: 'Just right' job design: A new model using the Goldilocks paradigm

In this project, which draws on inspiration from the Goldilocks fairy-tale, the scholarship will be used to identify new knowledge for designing work to reduce the prolonged sitting while retaining productivity. It has the potential to make a real difference to the lives of people.

Scholarship Value: $28,092 per year (indexed)

Length of Scholarship: 3 years

Number Available: 1

Opening Date: 21 May 2020

Closing Date: 19 June 2020

Study LevelPostgraduate (Research)
Year of StudyFuture
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident
Study RegionAdelaide South Australia
Study ModeMixed Mode
Study LoadFull time

The Candidate must be residing in South Australia, or be able to relocate to Adelaide for the duration of the award and eligible for enrollment as a PhD candidate at CQUniversity.

A CQUniversity recognised Hons or Masters degree (by research) in Psychology or an equivalent area (e.g., engineering, health), authorship of at least one peer-reviewed scientific paper as lead author emanating from prior research candidature in a high-quality journal, demonstrated ability to work unsupervised, have a valid driver’s license, be willing to complete the project on Adelaide Campus.

This scholarship is available for an immediate start, upon acceptance of both the offers of admission and scholarship.

Please provide scanned copies of academic transcripts (including the titles of units previously studied at undergraduate and postgraduate level).

Interested applicants must first contact Associate Professor Anjum Naweed ( with copies of their documentation and refer clearly to the scholarship selection criteria in their application.

Applicants will be notified via email to their nominated email address as soon as an outcome is available.
Australian Research Council (ARC)