University Of York BBSRC White Rose DTP Positions In Mechanistic Biology in UK 2022

University Of York BBSRC White Rose DTP Positions In Mechanistic Biology in UK 2022

Scholarship Description:
Under University Of York BBSRC White Rose DTP Positions In Mechanistic Biology in UK 2022 applications are being invited from eligible candidates. Domestic Students, International Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows Postgraduate Research level programm(s) in the field of Mechanistic Biology taught at University of York . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 28/02/2022

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for Mechanistic Biology taught at University of York

Funded by: University of York.

This prestigious Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council-funded Doctoral Training Partnership and its strategic application brings together world-class molecular and cellular bioscience centres at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.

By mapping on to the research themes of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, you’ll benefit from a regional doctoral training programme that has interdisciplinary collaboration at its core. The aim is to enable you to develop a range of research skills in biological and biochemical areas as well as equip you with core mathematical, data analysis and generic professional skills that are necessary for bioscience research in the coming decades.

At York, the White Rose DTP brings together researchers from the Departments of Biology and Chemistry spanning different research centres:

Supervisors can only nominate one student for consideration per project. Shortlisting will take place as soon as possible after the closing date and successful applicants are normally notified promptly.

If you’re shortlisted you’ll be invited for an interview in February 2022. As part of the interview process, you’ll be asked to make a ten minute presentation on a research project you’ve undertaken.

You’ll be notified as soon as possible after the interview dates whether your application has been successful, placed on a reserve list or unsuccessful. If you are successful, you’ll be required to confirm your intention to accept the studentship within 10 days.

Sponsor Value

The candidates selected will be provided an annual tax-free stipend at the standard UKRI rate, i.e. £15,609 for 2021/22 entry, research costs, and tuition fees at the UK rate.

Eligibility Criteria

Open to EU, International (non-EU) and UK (home) students.

We aim to support the most outstanding applicants from outside the UK and are able to offer a limited number of bursaries that will enable full studentships to be awarded to international (EU and non-EU) applicants. These full studentships will only be awarded to exceptional quality candidates, due to the competitive nature of this scheme.

You can apply if you have, or are expecting to gain, at least an upper second class honours degree or equivalent. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of this programme we welcome applications if your background is in any biological, chemical or physical science or mathematics and are interested in using your skills in addressing biological questions.

The York White Rose DTP in Mechanistic Biology is committed to recruiting extraordinary future scientists regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation or career pathway to date. We understand that commitment and excellence can be shown in many ways and have built our recruitment process to reflect this. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, particularly those underrepresented in science, who have curiosity, creativity and a drive to learn new skills.

Not all projects will be funded; a limited number of candidates will be appointed via a competitive process.

English language

If English isn’t your first language, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. For more information see our Postgraduate English language requirements.

Application Procedure

To submit your application, click on the ‘apply online button.  This will take you to the University’s online application system.

It’s very important that you write the title of the project you’re applying to and the names of the project supervisors. If you decide to apply for more than one project (maximum three), please number them in order of preference.