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PhD Studentship

Stipend - £15,009 UKRI rate
Closing date: 
Friday 12 April 2019

We are seeking applications from suitably experienced and highly motivated, individuals for this exciting 42 month project, funded by the Moredun Research Institute and the University of Aberdeen.

This fully-funded studentship will be based in Edinburgh within a dynamic, vibrant and supportive research group at the world-renowned Moredun Research Institute and will also have the opportunity to perform studies at the University of Aberdeen. 

Moredun Research Institute is based in the Edinburgh Science Triangle and are leaders in animal health and welfare, being independently ranked as one of the top ten animal research institutes worldwide. The project will provide training and hands-on practice in cutting-edge next-generation bioinformatics, genomics and transcriptomics, modern molecular biology and parasitology within the framework of a real-world, economically relevant challenge.


Candidates should have (or expect to achieve) a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject. Applicants with other degree qualifications may be considered provided they have a Merit/Commendation/Distinction at Masters level. 


Please complete an application pack available on our website and send it to Human Resources, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik EH26 0PZ or email to hr@moredun.ac.uk

Application Deadline:   12 April 2019

Informal enquiries should be addressed to stewart.burgess@moredun.ac.uk

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