EPSRC PhD Studentship



Start Date: January 2014 (Application deadline – 6 November 2013)

The School of Psychology at the University of Dundee invites applications for a funded PhD studentship allowing the successful candidate to complete their doctorate working with top researchers in the School. This studentship is jointly funded by the EPSRC and the School of Psychology and will start in January 2014. Applicants will be expected to hold a First or Upper Second class degree in Psychology (or in a related area) before they commence their PhD studies and must demonstrate a relevant connection with the UK, fulfilling the EPSRC student eligibility requirements (http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/skills/students/help/Pages/eligibility.aspx). 

The area of research will be within the general area of experimental psychology falling broadly within the EPSRC remit http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/research/ourportfolio/researchareas/Pages/researchareas.aspx).

The package offered will cover home fees and, if applicable, a stipend at the minimum Research Council rate (currently £13,796 per annum), tenable for three years on a full-time basis (subject to satisfactory progress). The successful applicant will be required to take on teaching and/or marking duties which will not exceed 5 hours/week during teaching weeks.

You will find further information on the studentship and our research on our website: http://www.dundee.ac.uk/psychology/study/phd/
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/psychology/research/
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/psychology/study/phd/supervisor/

Application Deadline: 12.00hrs (midday) on Wednesday 6 November 2013

How to apply: Please email the following documents to Mr Michael Baker-Kukona ([email protected] via the Apply button below) as attachments by the deadline. We will not accept any late application /document:

  • University of Dundee PhD application form (downloadable from http://www.dundee.ac.uk/psychology/study/phd/)
  • PhD research proposal (no longer than A4 2 pages, excluding references)
  • Transcripts for your undergraduate and /or masters degree (must be scanned; if you are currently undertaking a degree, you must submit the marks you have received so far)
  • Certificates for your undergraduate and /or masters degree (must be scanned)
  • English language certificate (if applicable)
  • CV
  • Two academic references (if preferred, your referees can email their references directly to Mr Michael Baker-Kukona ([email protected]). It is your responsibility to ensure we receive the references by the deadline)

We will not consider any academic documents (e.g., degree dissertations, journal manuscripts) other than your PhD proposal, so please do not send them in your application.

Enquiries: Please email Dr Yuki Kamide ([email protected]) if you have any queries.

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