Deadline: March 2021.
Studentships available: 2 Non-clinical, 2 Clinical Research Training Fellowships and 2 Intercalating MBPhDs
Non-clinical: £140,000 over 4 years, including fees, laboratory expenses (~£13,500 pa), and stipend (£19,000 pa).
Clinical Research Training Fellowship: Up to £256,000 over 3 years, including fees, laboratory expenses (~£13,500 pa) and salary.
Intercalating MBPhD: £111,000 over 3 years, including fees, laboratory expenses (~£13,500 pa), and stipend (£19,000 pa).
The Centre’s PhD programme provides an outstanding opportunity for early career training in this dynamic, multidisciplinary environment. In addition, delivery of high quality research outputs from these studentships such as high impact publications, novel therapeutic strategies and clinical trial concepts, is strategically critical for the Centre. Six prestigious PhD training fellowships are awarded each year.
The Centre’s scientific focus is on understanding oncogenesis and tumour immunobiology, providing the scientific basis for novel targeted therapies, immunotherapies, and stratification approaches. The three core themes of the Centre are Immunology, Genomics and the Tumour Microenvironment.
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Join the Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre as a PhD Student and help to make it one of the UK’s most successful sites for translationally oriented cancer research.
We offer two high quality peer-reviewed projects selected through the Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre Studentship Review Committee. We are pleased to confirm our two non-clinical studentships for 2021 are:
Please note that whilst the non-clinical studentships are open to both UK and international students, fees are only funded up to Home/UK rate therefore the difference would need to be self-funded.
Applications / enquiries should be directed to Claire Fenlon (email@example.com).
To apply, please send:
Please note the Clinical Research Training Fellowships are only open to applicants with a medical degree that are currently undertaking clinical training and are expected to return to clinical training in the UK following completion of the PhD.
This opportunity is currently only open to students studying at the University of Birmingham. Applicants should have completed at least two years of an MBChB or one year of the Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) course. Applicants should also have completed or be completing an intercalating degree, or for GEM students only, have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject.
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