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PhD Studentship (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a three-year PhD studentship position funded by the Pathological Society of Great Britain & Ireland, starting from 1 October 2017. Funding will cover the student's stipend at the current Research Council rate and University Fees. **The studentship is available to UK nationals and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements.

The successful candidate will join Professor Ming-Qing Du's research group and investigate the molecular function of KLF2, a transcriptional factor, which is frequently inactivated by somatic mutations in splenic marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (Clipson et al Leukemia 2015:29:1177-85). Applicants should have or expect to have an upper second honours BSc or MSc degree in biomedical science or a related subject. Experience in biomedical research is an advantage. The post-holder should be highly motivated, and keen to work within a multidisciplinary team. Additionally, the Department requires that by the time of interview all potential students must have fulfilled the language requirements for admission (

** Further information about the UK residency requirements and your fee status can be found at the following website: Applications from ineligible candidates will not be considered.

Further information about the research group can be found at the group's website (

Informal enquires may be made to Professor Ming-Qing Du ( General queries regarding this position should be directed to or 01223 333940

The closing date for applications is 6 April 2017.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The application form and how to apply is available from the following link:

Please quote reference PK11417 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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