Applications are invited for a PhD studentship offered in connection to an Anne McLaren Research Fellowship ‘Promoting posttraumatic growth in psychosis through treatment innovation and system transformation’ awarded to Dr Fiona Ng.
The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop the scope and approach to the doctoral thesis, however the focus of the project should fall within the area of posttraumatic growth in experiences conceptualised as psychosis. Applicants should demonstrate that they have developed an original research question and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the relevant literature and methodologies. This is a full-time studentship funded for a three-year period, beginning 1st October 2022. The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr Fiona Ng and another academic with relevant expertise in the proposed project.
The successful candidate will join the world renowned Recovery Research Team (lead by Professor Mike Slade) and be based in the Institute of Mental Health and School of Health Sciences.
Applicants should have a First Class or Upper Second Class degree in Health Sciences or another relevant discipline and a Masters at distinction or merit in a relevant discipline.
Applicants must be a resident of the UK and qualify for home fee status. To check your fee status please check https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/eligibility-for-home-fee-status-and-student-support-in-england/ for guidance. International applicants are eligible to apply, however will need to self-fund the difference between the rates for home and international fees.
Applicants should submit a single MS Word or PDF document which includes a CV (no more than 2 pages), a project proposal (no more than 2 pages) outlining their research project, a sample of writing (3000 words) and the names and contact details of two academic referees. Please send this document to [Email Address Removed] no later than 12th August 2022. Please ensure the subject line of your email appears as ‘surname_first name – PhD studentship’.
Informal enquiries may be directed to [Email Address Removed]. No applications will be accepted via this email address.
Interviews are scheduled to be held in Nottingham on 30th August 2022.
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an application for PhD study in the School of Health Sciences in advance of the interview:
This PhD studentship is funded by an Anne McLaren Fellowship (awarded to Dr Fiona Ng), and is for a period of 3 years commencing October 2022. This includes home fees and a stipend.