Applications are invited for 3.5 year full-time fully funded PhD studentships spanning basic and translational brain sciences in the biological mechanisms underlying autism. SIDB is a philanthropic Centre funded by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. It is based at the University of Edinburgh.
This award provides an annual stipend of £15,235 per annum (amended annually in line with annual RCUK stipend percentage changes) plus fees at Home/EU level.
Applicants should have a good (2:1 or higher) UG degree in a relevant subject (for example: neuroscience, biomedical sciences, molecular biology, genetics, computational biology, or psychology) and also meet the entry requirements for admission to postgraduate programmes at the University of Edinburgh.
Visit our page on applying, download the EdNeuro.PhD application form, and follow the instructions on submission and references.
Candidates can select up to three PhD projects. The supporting statement should cover which projects you are interested in and why, also why you would be a good fit for these projects.
The deadline for applications is 5pm Sunday 12th January 2020. Two-day interviews will be held on 4th and 5th February 2020. The studentships will begin September 2020. Email Dr Beverly Roberts (SIDB Scientific Administrator) with any queries.