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PhD Studentships in Mathematical Genomics and Medicine at University of Cambridge in UK, 2017

The University of Cambridge is offering PhD Studentships in Mathematical Genomics and Medicine. This PhD Programme provides a tax-free stipend and pays University of Cambridge fees at the ‘home/EU rate’.

This PhD programme has been established as a collaboration between the University and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. The programme will provide the opportunity to work at the interface between the mathematical and computational sciences, and genome-scale and translational medical research.

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The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centres. It is made up of over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions.

Candidates must have outstanding academic abilities combined with strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to make the most of the interdisciplinary training opportunities.

Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Studentships are awarded in the field of Mathematical Genomics and Medicine.

Award: This PhD Programme provides a tax-free stipend and pays University of Cambridge fees at the ‘home/EU rate’ (see www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/finance/fees), a contribution to research expenses and some travel and training costs.University has limited funds to support non-EU students and you will be notified if you are to be considered for these funds.

The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Successful applicants will have strong mathematical, statistical and computational skills, and may include exceptional biologists. They will develop quantitative techniques and theoretical approaches and apply them to practical problems in both translational and basic biomedical research.

Nationality: The UK and international students can apply for these endowments.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have at least a 2i honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent standard from an overseas university.

English Language Requirement: Ideal candidates will have outstanding academic abilities combined with strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to make the most of the interdisciplinary training opportunities.

PhD Scholarships

How to Apply: To apply in the first instance, please send a CV and a one-page statement of scientific interest (details as below). If you are invited to proceed further then you will need to make a full application to the University of Cambridge. Send a single pdf document named (your) LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.pdf to wt-phd-at-damtp.cam.ac.uk by 2 December 2016. Document specification:

  • Not more than 2 pages in A4 format
  • Font: Arial
  • Point size: not less than 11pt
  • Margins: minimum 2cm all round

Application Deadline: The deadline for submissions is December 2, 2016.

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