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This MRC CASE studentship is a collaborative project between The University of Southampton and Medimmune (based in Cambridge). We are looking for a highly motivated candidate who will benefit from training in a range of molecular, biochemical, in vivo and ex vivo techniques, behavioural analysis and antibody engineering. The project is funded for 4 years and welcomes applicants from the UK and EU who have or expect to obtain at least an upper second class degree in Biological Sciences or allied subjects. Funding will cover fees and a stipend at a supplemented research council rate of £ 16,500 per annum.
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Applications for an MPhil/PhD in Biological Sciences should be submitted online at :
Please place Jessica Teeling’s name in the field for proposed supervisor.
Due to funding restrictions this position is only open to UK/EU applicants.
General enquiries should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any queries on the application process should be made to email@example.com
Applications will be considered in the order that they are received, and the position will be considered filled when a suitable candidate has been identified
The University of Southampton and the Centre for Biological Sciences both hold an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating their commitment to provide equal opportunities and to advance the representation of women in STEM/M subjects: science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. University benefits include onsite childcare facilities, state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts and culture facilities, a full programme of events and a range of staff discounts.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 34.80
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