University of Cambridge

Job Opportunities


PhD Studentship in Primary Care 2018 (School of Primary Care Research)

Applications are invited from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in primary care research. Awards will normally be taken up in October 2018. Applicants must have a degree in a discipline relevant to primary care research and will be expected to complete a PhD/DPhil during the award period. The precise academic qualifications required depend on the university and training offered.

This award will fund tuition fees up to the value of Home/EU fees; students with overseas status are welcome to apply but will need to fund the remainder of their fees from alternative sources. Studentship awards include tuition fees, an annual tax-free stipend normally of £16,000 and a contribution towards research and training costs. Students at Cambridge will receive college fees. Students can either apply for a project listed: or alternatively, you can suggest a project within the remit of the School. Further information about the School of Primary Care Research is available -

Interested individuals should submit a two page CV and covering letter for not more than two pages. This letter must include an explanation as to why you want to train in primary care research. Please use the following naming convention SurnameCVSTUD18 and SurnameletterSTUD18. Applications must be received by 12 noon on 8th January 2018 to PCU Coordinator Frances Cater -

Please quote reference SN14089 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.