Saturday, November 29, 2008

PhD Studentships England

PhD Studentships, Institute of Cancer Research, LondonPhD studentships are available to prospective students to carry out research at the Institute of Cancer Research, London UK.

Deadline : 1st December 2008

Admissions Criteria
A first or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject (either expected or obtained.)Overseas qualification to the equivalent level.Experience of laboratory or research work. One of your referees must be able to comment on your research experience.A TOEFL score of 650 (paper based), 280 (computer based) or 109 (Internet based). OR an IELTS score of at least 7. Students without TOEFL or IETLS score should have either education experience in English (min 1 year) or work experience (min 18 months)

Application Guidelines
All applications must be made via the online form.A completed application consists of:An online application form, where you have uploaded a summary of a research project and your degree transcript if you are from overseas.Two references (one of whom must be able to comment on your research abilities.)Your referees will be contacted immediately. They will be emailed a link to a form which they complete. You will receive an email when they have done this. If you do not receive this email, you should contact your referees: it is your responsibility to ensure that we receive your references.The deadline for applications is 1st December 2008. The deadline for receiving two references is 5th December 2008. (Please note that the deadline for applications is 1st December 2008. Successful applicants should be available for interview 2nd - 4th February 2009.)

Studentships funded by The Institute of Cancer Research, Cancer Research UK or MRC will be supported for four years. The non-taxable stipend, which for 2009/10 is £19,096 (inner London - Chester Beatty Laboratories, Fulham Road) or £17,770 (outer London - Sutton Campus), is increased annually in-line with the increase in cost-of-living.

Further Information and online ApplicationFor detailed further information and to apply for these studentships, please follow the link below:

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