Interested in developing your clinical academic career in the care of older people and work alongside professionally qualified academics and senior clinicians in older persons care - then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for.
The project is a collaboration between Bournemouth University and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has a successful track record in innovative clinical responses to the needs of older people living with frailty. This is an opportunity for ambitious candidates wishing to develop a clinical academic career. The student will be funded over four years, working closely with academic and practice partners.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your clinical academic profile by completing a full-time PhD over 4 years. The 4 year programme will consist of working 3 days a week on the PhD and 2 days a week in clinical practice over 4 years. This is ideally suited for those who wish to retain or develop their professional practice skills whilst undertaking a PhD study. For those seeking this option applicants must have a UK registered health professional qualification.
How to apply:
Applications are made via our website using the Apply Online button below. If you have an enquiry about this project please contact us via the Email NOW button below, however your application will only be processed once you have submitted an application form as opposed to emailing your CV to us.
Candidates for a PhD Studentship should demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 4 years and must demonstrate:
• Outstanding academic potential as measured normally by either a 1st class honours degree (or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) or a Master’s degree with distinction or equivalent • An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 6.0 in each component, or equivalent) for candidates for whom English is not their first language and this must be evidenced at point of application.
Additional Eligibility: Registration with (or, for international candidates, ability to register with) the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Health and Care Professions Council, or General Medical Council.
Funded candidates will receive a maintenance grant of £15,225 per year to contribute towards living expenses during the course of your research, as well as a fee waiver for 48 months.