05/11/2019

Funded PhDs in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Ireland
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    13/01/2020
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

Outline

Apply now for our fully-funded PhD programme in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies

Do you want to graduate with a globally-competitive PhD that prepares scientists for high-achieving careers in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors?

We’re looking for the brightest graduates in pharmacy, chemistry, engineering, physics, biology, mathematics or related sciences to join the Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies from September 2020.

 

What do we offer?

The CDT is a partnership between University College London, the University of Nottingham, and SSPC - The Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals. Students in Ireland will be based in one of the following universities: University College Cork, University College Dublin or Trinity College Dublin.

The CDT brings together a group of PhD students from diverse backgrounds in an integrated university-industry programme that offers unrivalled access to pharmaceutical sciences research expertise.

  • Six fully funded studentships in The Schools of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham and University College London (UK), commencing in September 2020.

  • Three fully funded studentships in the SSPC - The Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals (Ireland) commencing in September 2020.

 

Being part of the CDT means:

  • Cohort-based training in a multidisciplinary environment at the interface between chemical, engineering, computational, pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences

  • Time embedded with leading pharmaceutical and healthcare industry partners

  • A comprehensive scientific and soft-skills training curriculum

  • Inter-institutional training between leading UK and Irish universities

Applicants may apply to all three locations. Students in the SSPC (Ireland) will be based in either University College Cork, University College Dublin or Trinity College Dublin.

A cohort of 15 fully-funded PhD students will join the Centre for Doctoral Training in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies in September 2020.

 

What is funded

Funding covers EU fees plus a stipend. Students are also funded for training and travel related to their research. 

Duration

Four years, full-time.

Eligibility

Applicants for SSPC studentships based in Ireland are open to UK, EU and non-EU students. Funding includes EU fees and a stipend.

UK-based studentships are open to UK and EU students who have been ordinarily resident in the UK for the previous 3 years only. Funding includes EU fees and a stipend.  

All applicants should have, or expect to obtain, a first or upper second-class degree, or a relevant master’s qualification.  

How to apply

Please complete the application form here.

For more information, please contact:

Dr Claudia Matz (Claudia.Matz@nottingham.ac.uk) for the University of Nottingham (UK) 

Ms Sarah Marks (s.marks.pharm@ucl.ac.uk) for University College London (UK) 

Ms Catherine O’Brien (Catherine.OBrien@tcd.ie) for SSPC - SFI Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals (Ireland)

www.transpharmtech-dtc.ac.uk

Application deadline: We will continue to accept applications until all places are filled. We will initially consider all applications received by 12pm Mon 13 January 2020 for shortlisting and interview.

 

Disclaimer:

The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.