4 Year MRC-Sackler PhD fellowships in Neurodevelopmental Disorders- Kings College London

Vacancy Reference Number
Closing Date
2 Jan 2020
Stipend (approx. £21,450 per year)
4 years

To start: October 2020

Award(s): The Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders is offering 1+3 (MRes+PhD) full-time fellowships suitable for both basic and clinical students from a wide range of science backgrounds: including biological and physical sciences, medicine, mathematics and computer science.

Project: PhD opportunities are offered across a wide range of subject areas. Clinicians are encouraged to apply. For more information about work carried out in the Centre please visit https://www.devneuro.org/cndd  (please note, MRes rotation projects and final PhD projects are agreed after an offer has been accepted).

Supervisors: Coordinators: Dr Laura Andreae and Dr Anthony Vernon. Supervisors will be chosen at the end of the MRes year.

Entry requirements: Candidates should have or expect at least an upper second class degree (2:1) in a subject relevant to the department’s research programmes. If applicants possess a lower second class (2:2) then a research-based MSc at merit or distinction level is required. English language competence criteria apply. At King’s, we are deeply committed to making the university an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work and study. We encourage and welcome applications from across the community and all appointments are made solely on merit.

Award types and eligibility:

The fully funded studentships cover the following:

  • Course fees (Home/EU rate)
  • Stipend (approx. £21,450 per year)
  • Contribution towards research costs, training and conference attendance.

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd January 2020 (23:59 GMT)

Interviews: Wednesday 22nd and Monday 27th January 2020

For more information and to apply, please click here.