CEDAR PhD studentships 2018

We are currently recruiting for candidates to start a PhD in Cambridge in October 2018 in any of our public health and prevention-related research programmes (click here for full ad) [link to follow].

For more information about programmes, and a list of current/recent PhD topics, please explore the links below.

General information

The studentships will commence in October 2018. These are 3-year positions for those who have a Masters degree, or equivalent training, in an appropriate scientific discipline. Opportunities also exist for 4-year positions for those wishing to undertake the MPhil in Epidemiology/Public Health course in their first year. The academic requirement for entry is a first or upper second class degree or equivalent.

Our PhD students will be registered with the MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, and have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research under the supervision of senior scientists supported by postdoctoral researchers and a large team of fieldworkers, data managers, statisticians, study coordinators, technical and administrative staff. Students belong to one of the University’s colleges and are trained at the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

More information about what our PhD programme at CEDAR and the MRC Epidemiology Unit offers can be found on the MRC Epidemiology Unit website: www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/work-and-study/studentships/phd-programme/

To apply, please visit the University’s Graduate Admissions Portal http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/how-do-i-apply. You should upload a full CV, a covering letter detailing i) whether you are eligible for MRC full or partial funding (see www.mrc.ac.uk/skills-careers/studentships/studentship-guidance/student-eligibility-requirements/), ii) whether you are applying to other funding sources, iii) an outline of your research interests and how these align with those of CEDAR and the MRC Epidemiology Unit, and iv) details of two academic references. Applications missing any of these components will not be considered.

Please contact graduatestudies@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk for general queries.

Closing date: Thursday 4 January 2018

Interviews are likely to be scheduled on Friday 26 January 2018