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Current PhD opportunities at LHA/UCL

Duration of Studentship: 3 Years

Stipend: £16,553 + fees £5085

MRC LHA is offering a 3-year doctoral fellowship in life course epidemiology and ageing. Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates from biomedical disciplines with an MSc in epidemiology, statistics or a related discipline.

Research projects include life course approaches to understanding mechanisms of cardiovascular, cognitive, musculoskeletal, metabolic and reproductive ageing, and ethnic differences in cardiometabolic disease in older age. See http://www.nshd.mrc.ac.uk/lha/prospective-phd-students/ for further information for prospective PhD students and suggested topics.

Applicants will need to be motivated researchers, with a keen interest in chronic disease and ageing research. Applications are invited from graduates with a good (First Class or Upper Second Class) Bachelor’s degree plus an MSc in epidemiology, statistics, physiology or metabolism, or a related discipline, or equivalent research experience.

This post provides a valuable opportunity to gain skills in longitudinal studies and life course epidemiology.

Contact name: Jane Johnson

Contact details: jane.johnson@ucl.ac.uk

Closing Date: 18 Jun 2017

Further information and to apply, visit the UCL job site, Ref:1651006