Swansea University invites applications for a Fully Funded Health Care Research Wales (HCRW) PhD Scholarship (Microbiology): Identifying host and bacterial biomarkers to predict sepsis.
Subject areas: Infectious Disease, Microbiology, Sepsis
Start date: October 2018
About the position:
- The student will join the MID group whose focus is on the infection biology of Staphylococcus, coli and Campylobacter species.
- The group is jointly led by Professor Tom Humphrey and Associate Professor Tom Wilkinson and is currently and /or previously funded by the MRC, BBSRC, Pfizer, The Dunhill Medical Trust, Life Sciences Research Network Wales and internal grants at Swansea University and the Medical School.
- The group has two lecturers, Dr Llinos Harris and Dr Rowena Jenkins whose interests are in medical device infections and the antimicrobial activities of honey respectively.
- Applicant must hold a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree in Biology, Immunology, Medical, Biosciences, Biochemistry or Genetics.
- Background in cell culture, bacterial genomics and molecular biology will be very useful.
- Applicant is expected to fulfill the academic and English Language requirements to be met by point of application.
- Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK/EU candidates only.
- This scholarship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees
- An annual stipend of £14,777
- funds available for travel
How to Apply
- Apply by sending complete documents to Dr Tom Wilkinson (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Medical School PGR Scholarship Application
- Covering letter
|Subject areas||Microbiology, Biology, Immunology, Medical, Biosciences, Biochemistry or Genetics|
|Fellowship amount||£14,777 per annum|
|Eligibility||Open to EU/UK students|
|Deadline||31 August 2018|