PhD Studentship, Anglia Ruskin University
About Anglia Ruskin University:
Our vibrant, modern University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally and we have ambitious plans for our future. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investments. With an annual income of £190m and over 35,000 students, we are a major force for higher education in the East of England.
About the role:
CHILDHOOD OBESITY PREVENTION DURING PREGNANCY
The PhD: This is the traditional route to a doctorate, in which a period of research is undertaken and then published in a thesis. When studying towards a PhD an in-depth research study is required to answer one or more research questions. Completion of the doctorate will identify that you are an expert in your field and will demonstrate a proven ability to problem-solve and to perform original research at a very high level contributing to the existing body of knowledge within your own specialist field.
Funding notes:The position is for a full-time student commencing study in January 2016 with an annual £15,000 stipend plus fees paid at UK/EU rates (currently £4,350 per annum) for 3 years. Non EU overseas applicants are welcome to apply but are required to pay the difference between the UK/EU tuition fees and International fees (currently £10,500 per annum). You'll be expected to undertake up to 6 hours teaching each week during term time.
You should hold a Master’s degree awarded by a UK University, or an overseas Master’s of equivalent standard, provided that the Master’s degree is in an appropriate cognate area (psychology, public health, nursing science) and that the Master’s degree included training in research and the execution of a research project.
To apply please follow the link below which will take you to an online application form. Please ensure that your application is clearly marked ‘Obesity Prevention during Pregnancy’
Once you've completed the form please submit together with all supporting documentation to the appropriate Admissions team;
UK/EU applicants – firstname.lastname@example.org
International applicants - email@example.com
Once we have received all applications for this studentship from Admissions, we will discuss each one and shortlist before sending out invitations to interview. Unsuccessful applications will be notified as soon as possible.