ORGANISATION NAMEEPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciences
CAREER STAGEFirst Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)
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.
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.
Four years, full-time.
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
For more information, please contact:
Dr Claudia Matz (Claudia.Matz@nottingham.ac.uk) for the University of Nottingham (UK)
Ms Sarah Marks (firstname.lastname@example.org) for University College London (UK)
Ms Catherine O’Brien (Catherine.OBrien@tcd.ie) for SSPC - SFI Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals (Ireland)
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.
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.