Friday, 14 November 2014

2015 Department of Biology Fully Funded PhD Studentship at University of York, UK

Department of Biology Fully Funded PhD Studentship at University of York, UK
University of York is offering a fully funded PhD studentship for an October 2015 start. The studentship is available to UK and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements. This 3 year studentship offers ten projects in different areas of Biology and Biochemistry. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to departmental teaching by undertaking 30 hours/year demonstrating for Biology practicals. The application deadline is 11 January 2015.
Study Subject(s): Studentship offers projects across areas of biology and biochemistry. There are 10 projects available for application divided by the following research areas: Biochemistry & Biophysics, Cell & Developmental Biology, Ecology & Evolution, Molecular & Cellular Medicine and Plant Biology.
Course Level: Studentship is available for PhD research programme.
Scholarship Provider: University of York, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: Academic requirements
-Students applying for this research programme should normally have obtained an upper second class honours degree (or equivalent).
-The studentships are available to UK and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements.
Scholarship Open for International Students: UK and EU students can apply for this fully funded PhD studentship.
Scholarship Description: university of yorkThe Department of Biology is offering a fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship for an October 2015 start. Ten projects in different areas of Biology and Biochemistry are available for application. The competition for this studentship will run alongside our other funded PhD programmes. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to departmental teaching by undertaking 30 hours/year demonstrating for Biology practicals.
Number of award(s): One fully funded PhD studentship is available.
Duration of award(s): The duration of award is 3 years.
What does it cover? The studentship is fully funded by the Department of Biology and covers: (i) a tax-free annual stipend at the standard Research Council rate (estimated £14,002 for 2015-2016), (ii) research costs, and (iii) tuition fees at the UK/EU rate.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview to take place at the University of York on Thursday 5 February 2015. Video interviews can be arranged if absolutely necessary. Candidates will be asked to give a 10 minute presentation prior their interview by an academic panel.
How to Apply: Applications are made via “Select” (University’s Online Application Service). Your application can be completed in stages as online system allows you to save your progress and come back later to finish it. They do not require you to provide a sample of written work. Please select ’2015 October, Full Time’ as your start date and then click on the ‘Start application’ button. It is very important that you write the title of the project you are applying to and the names of the project supervisors.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 11 January 2015.
For Apply: http://www.york.ac.uk/biology/postgraduate/biologystudentship/#tab-1
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