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PhD Studentship (Fixed Term) - Department of Genetics

A PhD Studentship supported by the KAUST Fund for Biological Sciences is now available within the Department of Genetics starting October 2020. Funding will cover the University Composition Fee at the Home/EU rate and a stipend at the UKRI rate for 4 years.

The list of available projects can be found at and potential applicants are strongly advised to make an informal approach to the relevant Supervisor before applying.

Applications should be made via the University's Graduate application system available at by 5pm on Monday 6th January 2020.

Applicants must have at least a 2.1 in an Honours degree or equivalent (e.g., CGPA 3.5/4.0) in a relevant subject; two excellent academic references as well as fluency in the English language. For more details of the University's entrance requirements see the Graduate Admissions website via the following link

Candidates of any nationality/residency may apply, but a successful Overseas applicant would need to secure additional funds from other sources to cover the higher fee level. The most current estimates of costs can be found on the Graduate Admissions fees page (

If you have any questions please in the first instance forward your enquiry to our Departmental Graduate Education Administrator

Please quote reference PC21515 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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