We invite applications for a PhD Studentship in the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) East of England, Palliative and End of Life Care Theme. Closing date is 6th Jan 2020. Apply here!
The student will be well supported in their development, receiving regular academic supervision. They will be able to choose a bespoke set of courses at Cambridge to develop their skills and knowledge. They will work with research colleagues within the Palliative and End-of-Life Care Group http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/pcu/research/research-groups/end-of-life-care/ and the wider Department, a warm and collegiate environment for pursuing research in the challenging area of end-of-life care.
Candidates will have a degree in a relevant discipline: social science, psychology, history, nursing, medicine, social work or other related subjects. A research Master’s degree and experience relevant to PEoLC would both be advantageous, but are not requirements. Candidates must meet the University of Cambridge entrance requirements: see http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/entry-requirements
The studentship has a stipend of £15,000 per year for three years. Only UK/EU level University fees are covered: other applicants will need to secure additional funding for overseas student fees.
This role requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check: any offer we make will be conditional upon the satisfactory completion of this check; whether an outcome is satisfactory will be determined by the University. The nature of this role means that the successful candidate will also need to undergo a health assessment
We welcome informal conversations about this post: please contact Dr Stephen Barclay at firstname.lastname@example.org or his PA Angela Harper email@example.com 01223 746505.
To apply please complete the University GRADSAF application form. https://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/how-do-i-apply – then click on Course Directory and choose Public Health & Primary Care – PhD.
Applications close on 6th January 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in Cambridge in late January 2020
With your application please upload: (i) A letter outlining your suitability, why you are interested in a PhD in this area, your background and research interests. (ii) Your CV, stating your citizenship and years of residence in the UK. (iii) Your academic transcripts. (iv) Details of two academic referees.
Please quote reference RH21518 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
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