Funded PhD Studentship: Investigating the Early Development

Stratford, United Kingdom
18 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Stratford Campus
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Reference: 001PHD2023

The Project: This funded PhD position will work on a Medical Research Council project into the early development of Attention Deficit Disorder during infancy and early childhood. The project is based at the UEL BabyDevLab ( and the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development (, where you will be working in a community of researchers working on other grants funded by the MRC, European Research Council, ESRC, Leverhulme Trust and others that use state-of-the-art advanced quantitative methods to understand the early development of psychopathology. Experience of data analytics (e.g., coding in Python/Matlab, analyses of neuroimaging data, machine learning) is highly desirable.

Supervisors: The PhD will be supervised by Professor Sam Wass ( and Professor Emily Jones ( 

Funding Details: Funding for this position will come from the University of East London. Please note that the funding for this position will only cover tuition fees for UK and EU naturalised citizens.

Start date: The PhD will start in October 2023 or January 2024, depending on the successful student’s availability.

For more information and details of how to apply, please contact Sam Wass and Emily Jones