2019 LMS PhD Programme in Imperial College London, UK

Designation/Position- 2019 LMS PhD programme

London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS), Imperial College London, UK invites application for 2019 LMS PhD programme from eligible and interested candidates 

About- LMS is a vibrant research environment in which scientists and clinicians collaborate to advance the understanding of biology and its application to medicine. Their research is focused on some of the UK’s major health challenges that arise from changes in diet (obesity, diabetes and heart disease) and increased lifespan (dementia and cancer). Through tackling fundamental questions about the interplay between genes, environmental stresses such as diet, and the way their bodies age their researchers aim to translate this knowledge to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of diverse medical conditions.

Research/Job Area- Any scientific subject offered by university 

Location- London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS), Imperial College London, UK

Eligibility/Qualification– Applicants must hold, or expect to obtain, a first or upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate scientific subject from a recognised academic institution. Whilst a master’s degree is preferable, it is not essential.

All applicants should ensure they also meet the Imperial College Entry Requirements, including the English Language Requirement.

Whilst the funding for these studentships is open to students worldwide, funding for overseas students is more restricted. For this reason, only exceptional overseas students will be considered.

Job/Position Description- Each year research group have multiple fully funded studentships available for 3.5 year PhD programme commencing each October. These studentships provide a generous stipend, tuition fees and bench fees for 3.5 years. This programme is designed for students who have a clear idea of the field in which they wish to work and who have solid laboratory or research experience. It provides the opportunity to undertake a PhD project that will make a novel contribution to scientific knowledge and understanding. Each studentship focuses on its own unique research project within one of multiple research groups.

Research group are now recruiting for their 2019 LMS PhD programme, with numerous projects available across their research sections.

Whilst research group advise all applicants to read through the available projects to see what is available, please note that you are applying to the programme rather than an individual project at this stage.

All applications will be viewed by all recruiting supervisors. If you are invited to interview, you will have the opportunity to meet with multiple supervisors to discuss their projects in detail before selecting the ones you wish to be considered for.

The interview process is a two day event that takes place in London and all applicants should ensure they are available to attend both days.

Interviews will take place at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences, Hammersmith Hospital, W12 0NN on Thursday 24 & Friday 25 January 2019.

A full list of available projects is available on the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences findaphd.com webpage – https://www.findaphd.com/search/PhDDetails.aspx?CAID=2522

How to Apply- To apply, please download an application form from here, complete and email to [email protected] by the deadline date of Sunday 09 December 2018 (23:59 GMT). Only applications that have been completed in full and are supported by two academic reference (from the referee and not via the applicant) by the deadline will be considered.

Last Date for Apply– 09 December 2018 (23:59 GMT)

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