Industry Research Project – Expressions of Interest | Defence Trailblazer Job no: 512082

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Expressions of Interest – Industry Research Project with Defence Trailblazer

If you are considering Higher Degree Research studies with a focus on defence industry led research, this could be the unique opportunity for you!

The Defence Trailblazer initiative is a once in a generation opportunity to strengthen the collaboration between defence, academia and industry whilst accelerating research and commercialisation.

$50,000 p.a. scholarships are available to eligible high achieving students interested in working closely with a defence industry partner on a project aimed at meeting Defence capability needs of the future.

Follow the link to learn more about the Defence Trailblazer initiative.

Research Location:

Submitting an Expression of Interest via the University of Adelaide will register your interest in undertaking a research degree at the University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Special Requirements:

Due to the nature of the Defence Trailblazer projects, it is expected that the majority of projects will require the candidate to have a security clearance which will likely limit applicants to Australian Citizens or citizens of countries within the Five Eyes Alliance (FVEY).

How to Register Your Interest:

Submit your Expression of Interest by clicking “Apply Now”. Please ensure you upload a resume, cover letter and a copy of your transcript(s).

The Defence Trailblazer Team appreciate the time and effort you have taken to submit your interest to this program, however please note submission of an EOI does not guarantee a scholarship since all projects displayed are subject to final approval and availability.

Expressions of Interest close:

Please submit your EOI as soon as possible as all EOI’s are reviewed on a regular basis.


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any EOI opportunity.

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