2017 PhD Student Recruitment

Applications for the 2018 Crick PhD Programme will open in early October 2017, and interviews will be held 22-24 January 2018.

Eligibility
We are looking for talented and motivated graduates, with
backgrounds in biological sciences, physics, mathematics,
computer science and/or chemistry who have decided that they
want to do a PhD. Our standard eligibility criteria are:

  • Hold or expect to gain a first/upper second‐class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Have appropriate research experience as part of, or outside of, a university degree course and/or a Masters degree in a relevant subject
  • Are able to satisfy the Crick English Language requirements (see FAQs).

Students of all nationalities can apply for the Crick PhD
programme.

Applicants should note, however, that restrictions may apply to
some PhD projects. Any eligibility restrictions will be noted at the
bottom of the specific PhD positions page

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Funding
All students starting on the Crick PhD programme will be awarded
a tax‐free stipend to cover the cost of living. University tuition
fees will also be covered. Funding is available from the following
sources:

  • Crick Studentships Crick/Imperial College London, Crick/King's College London and Crick/UCL Joint Studentships. Students awarded joint studentships will work on a collaborative PhD project. They will follow the Crick PhD programme and be based between the Crick and their research group at Imperial College London, King's College London or UCL.
  • External funding: A number of PhD projects are supported by external funding. Details of any arising eligibility requirements will be noted at the bottom of the specific PhD positions page.

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Interview Process
Applications will open in early October 2017. Short‐listed candidates will be invited to a three‐day interview programme at the Crick, taking place 22 ‐ 24 January 2018. Applicants who accept the invitation to interview will be expected to attend throughout the full three days. During the three days, shortlisted applicants will get the chance to meet the supervisors, learn more
about the Crick and the Crick PhD Programme, talk to current
students and lab‐members, attend a tour of the Crick and have a
formal interview.

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PhD positions by Supervisor
Information on PhD positions available will be published here in
early October 2017.

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Candidate Instructions
Information on how to apply will be published here in early
October 2017.

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FAQs
FAQs for the application process will be published here in early
October 2017.

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