Applicants should hold or be about to achieve a First or Upper-Second (2.i) class degree in a relevant subject. NIAA Studentships are available to UK nationals and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements. Further information about eligibility for Research Council UK funding can be found on the MRC website.
The studentship is available for 3 years and the successful candidate will receive a stipend of at least £14,553 per annum. Fees will be met in full. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Keith Buckler at [email protected]
Interview dates are scheduled for mid March 2019
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