Studentship in Health Psychology/Behavioural Medicine



Background

School of Health Sciences World Cities Doctoral Studentship in Health Psychology/Behavioural Medicine

The School of Health Sciences, City University London is pleased to be able to offer a three year full time Doctoral Studentship in Health Psychology/Behavioural Medicine from January 2014. The focus of the PhD is on behaviour change in Heart Failure. This exciting project involves collaboration with Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Nursing, School of Nursing in Boston USA. The successful candidate will spend a significant amount of time in Boston where it is expected that they will conduct a randomised controlled trial as part of the PhD.

Responsibilities

The Studentship includes a bursary (which will be £16,000 in 2014/15) plus full tuition fee waiver and £1,000, which may be used across the three-year period to cover the cost of conference attendance, equipment purchase or other activity. As part of the studentship the successful candidate may also be expected to undertake some form of teaching support activity as part of the bursary arrangements – the exact form of this will be agreed with the School. The continuation of the Studentship will be subject to the School confirming satisfactory progress at the end of each year.

Person Specification

The successful applicant must have, or be in the final year of studying for, an MSc in Health psychology or a related discipline with an understanding of Self Management and Behaviour Change in Chronic Disease.

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Additional Information

Questions regarding the studentship should be directed to Dr Kathleen Mulligan ([email protected]>) or Prof. Stanton Newman ([email protected]) , Division of Health Services Research and Management City University London or Professor Peter Ayton ([email protected]) Department of Psychology, City University London. Supervision will also include two colleagues from Northeastern University – Profs Elizabeth Howard and Carmen Sceppa .

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2014, 11.59pm. To apply, please complete the enclosed application form and submit this to Tracey Rowson [email protected]

For more information about studentships at City University see :

http://www.city.ac.uk/citygraduateschool/fees-and-funding/university-doctoral-studentships

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