Current PhD opportunities at LHA/UCL

MRC PhD Studentship in Epidemiology - Ref:1444091

Duration of Studentship: 3 years full time

Stipend: £15,863 per annum + fees

Closing Date: 18 Jan 2015

Latest time for the submission of applications: Midnight

Studentship Start Date: September 2015

Vacancy Information
 

The MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL, an international centre of excellence for life course epidemiology (http://www.nshd.mrc.ac.uk).

Studentship Description

The Unit is offering a 3-year doctoral fellowship for research on life course approaches to areas such as cardiovascular, cognitive, musculoskeletal and reproductive ageing; mental health and wellbeing; healthy ageing, disability and care; social and gender inequalities in health and ageing; retirement and extended working.  Applicants will need to be motivated researchers, with a keen interest in a life course approach to health and ageing. Applications are invited from graduates with a good (First Class or Upper Second Class) Bachelor’s degree plus an MSc in epidemiology or a related discipline, or equivalent research experience.

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

Person Specification

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

Please see the job description for the specific criteria related to this PhD opportunity.

Eligibility

To apply, please include a CV, a separate statement of research experience and interests, an indication of the topic for which you are applying, and the names and contact details of two academic referees. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please send them to Jane Johnson jane.johnson@ucl.ac.uk. Please include a contact number and an email address. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 020 7670 5700.

Please note the eligibility residence criteria that must be met at: http://www.mrc.ac.uk/skills-careers/studentships/studentship-guidance/student-eligibility-requirements/

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Contact details

Jane Johnson; jane.johnson@ucl.ac.uk, 020 7670 5700

 

 

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