PhD Positions

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE


PhD programmes

A number of investigators within the Department of Medicine teach on PhD programmes within the University and offer both rotation projects and PhD projects on these various schemes.   Information will be posted when it becomes available.

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School of Clinical Medicine MRC/Sackler Prize PhD Programme

The School of Clinical Medicine is offering eight fully funded PhD studentships and seeks outstanding, highly motivated students to commence in October 2014. Over 40 projects are available covering all the major areas of biomedical research within the School. Successful students, based in specific Departments, will have access to excellent research facilities, opportunities for collaboration and researcher development training.

The School of Clinical Medicine comprises over 600 academic and contract research staff including 81 Professors and Readers, 33 Senior/University Lecturers and 73 Senior Research Fellows (funded by MRC, Wellcome Trust, CRUK and other major medical charities). The School achieved an excellent rating in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise with over 80% of research activity judged as internationally excellent.

The studentships provide an annual stipend of £18,000 for 3.5 years, full fees and funds for research costs. Support for the programme comes from the Medical Research Council and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Fund. Eligibility for the studentships is subject to MRC nationality and residence criteria.

Details of the projects available, together with information on how to apply can be found on the Graduate School of Life Sciences website. Applicants are encouraged to contact p rospective supervisors for further information about specific projects. Applicants can select up to two projects from different supervisors (applicants selecting more than one project should rank their selected projects in order of preference).

The deadline for applications is 10th January 2014.

Interviews will be held on 5th and 6th February 2014.

For full details on how to apply please visit our website.