John Innes Centre offers the prestigious programme (Rotation PhD Programme) designed for applicants with excellent academic records who show the potential for research at the highest level.
- freedom to select three mini-projects in the first 8 months
- empowerment to select both the topic and the supervisor for your main research project
About the programme:
- During the first rotation year, student will undertake 10 week research projects with three different supervisors located in any of the three partner institutes.
- Students will be guided by the programme tutor, a senior academic and a rotation student from the previous year-group.
- The objective of the first eight months is to gain broad technical and theoretical training prior to the selection of a main research project and supervisor leading to the submission of a high quality PhD thesis within a total of four years.
- The 4-year studentship includes a generous stipend, university registration fees and research/training funds.
- The programme is open to UK, EU and International students.
- Selected candidate will be registered for your degree at the University of East Anglia.
- Biological Chemistry
- Cell & Developmental Biology
- Computational & Systems Biology
- Computational Science & Biotechnology
- Crop Genetics
- Metabolic Biology
- Molecular Microbiology
- Molecular Plant Pathology
Research institutes involved are:
- John Innes Centre: Norwich, United Kingdom
- Sainsbury Laboratory
- Earlham Institute
Duration: 4 Year Rotation
- Applicants must fulfill the normal entry requirements for PhD registration at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and must have or expect to obtain a good Undergraduate Honours Degree (minimum of Upper Second Class or equivalent).
How to apply:
- Applications to be made using the online application form on the University of East Anglia’s website. Along with the application form, please prepare the following:
- Official Transcripts (in English) of Higher Education qualifications
- Proof of English Proficiency
- 2 references
- Personal Statement (max 500 words), outlining why your background experience relates to undertaking research study with us.
- CV describing professional qualifications, publications and research interests
- Research Proposal: describe reasons for pursuing postgraduate study, reasons for choosing this course, and long term career objectives and/or goals.
|Organization||John Innes Centre, University of East Anglia (UEA)|
|Subject areas||Biological Chemistry, Cell & Developmental Biology, Computational & Systems Biology, Computational Science & Biotechnology, Crop Genetics, Metabolic Biology, Molecular Microbiology, Molecular Plant Pathology|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
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