The Wellcome Trust Integrated molecular, cellular and translational biology programme combines scientific excellence with a commitment to improving the working environment and transition support for trainees. This PhD programme, provided by world-renowned scientists from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, will train the next generation of scientists at the forefront of international science. Students will join our supportive and positive research culture with the opportunity to select research projects centred around four themes:
Around 50 different potential supervisors will participate in this programme and information on their research portfolios can be found here.
The key elements of the programme consist of:
Five studentships are available with a start date of September 2020 and will cover a generous stipend (£19,919 in year 1 rising to £23,997 in year 4), fees, training and travel budget. Part-time study is an option (please indicate at time of application) and we offer enhanced support to individuals with primary care responsibilities or disabilities.
Closing date for applications: 10th January 2020
Interviews: February/March 2020
Eligibility: Applicants are welcome from all nationalities and be expected to hold (or be about to achieve) at least a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject.
We particularly encourage students from groups that are currently underrepresented in postgraduate science research, including black and minority ethnic (BME) students and those from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We are committed to being part of an evolving community of practitioners who will develop and share practice to bring science and culture together, placing both firmly at the heart of what we do.
To find out more and apply for a PhD on this programme, please visit: uod.ac.uk/life-sci-phd-programme-2020.