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AstraZeneca/Pharmacology 4-year PhD studentships

AstraZeneca/Pharmacology 4 year PhD studentship

Applications are invited for 4-year PhD studentship funded by AstraZeneca and the Department of Pharmacology. The student will be working on collaborative projects co-led by departmental supervisors and AstraZeneca scientists. Apart from carrying out research, in the first year, the student will have compulsory training in: 1) Statistics, 2) Analysis of Biological Data and 3) Systems Training in Maths, Informatics, Statistics and Computation Biology (SysMIC). The student will join a vibrant research community of PhD students and scientists working on various research themes such as; Cell Signalling, Cancer and Infectious Diseases, Macromolecular Structure, Neuropharmacology and Vascular Pharmacology.

Candidate

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual, capable of thinking and working independently. Applicants should have or shortly expect to obtain a minimum of a UK II.i Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Pharmacology or a related subject including Cellular or Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. Competition is intense and the successful applicant is expected to demonstrate high academic achievements. These positions are open to UK citizens or EU students who meet the UK residency requirements (home fees) or are able to augment the funds to cover the extra costs associated with international student fees.

Funding

Full funding covering the University Composition Fee and Maintenance (currently £17,000 pa), is provided for up to 4 years, with effect from 1 October 2021. A maximum of four studentships will be awarded in this application round.

A summary of the projects available can be found at:
www.phar.cam.ac.uk/postgraduate/studentships

Application process

All applications will need to be made through the University Application Portal:
www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/blphpdphc/apply

Please note that the course code for PhD applications to Pharmacology is BLPH22. Whilst making your online application please make clear that you are applying for AZ funding and the 2-principal investigators you are interested in working with. Your online application will need to include:

  • Two academic references
  • Transcript
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English
    If required - you can check using our tool
  • Statement of interest (1500 characters)
  • Application cost £70 (you have 3 applications)

Informal inquires about individual projects should be directed to the supervisors.

Applications need to be submitted by 6th December 2020. Applications will be assessed as and when they are submitted. Interviews will take place w/c 11th, January 2021.

Please quote reference PL24538 on your application and in any correspondence about these positions.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.


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