Candidates should hold, or expect to obtain, at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent, with a strong academic background in the biological sciences.
Open to UK nationals. EU nationals, who have spent at least three years prior to the application resident in the UK, are also eligible to apply. Non-UK residents can only be considered if the Research Organisation can demonstrate a shortage of high-quality UK candidates, and must be approved by the NC3Rs prior to appointment.
Funding provides full support for tuition fees for the three-year duration, associated project costs, and an annual tax-free stipend.
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