Closing date: 02 January 2014
4-year PhD studentships in Cardiovascular Epidemiology
The Department of Public Health & Primary Care at the University of Cambridge is looking for applicants with strong quantitative skills who wish to undertake a PhD programme in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, commencing in October 2014.
Successful applicants will enter the Quantitative Stream of the prestigious 4-year PhD programme in Cardiovascular Research funded by the British Heart Foundation. In the first year, the students will undertake the MPhil in Epidemiology with an 8-week research project in the third term. Successful candidates will then progress to a 3-year PhD thesis project in the area of Population Health & Genomics, linking human genetics, genomics and population health sciences to cardiovascular disease research. The programme will provide the opportunity to work with world-leading researchers from the School of Medicine, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the Institute of Public Health.
Applicants will require a 2:1 degree or higher in a related quantitative subject, such as Maths, Statistics or similar. Support includes a stipend (currently Â£19,919 for years one and two, Â£21,542 for year three and Â£23,298 for year four), due to funding restrictions PhD registration fees are available at UK/EU student rate, research expenses and some travel costs.
Before applying please check your eligibility under BHF residency requirements.
Further Information & Applications
Application details are available from the Apply link below.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Adam Butterworth at: [email protected]
Closing date 2nd January 2014.
Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview w/c 20th January 2014.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 4 years in the first instance.
To view further information please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/2726
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.
Please quote reference RH02325 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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