PhD studentship in Health Economics

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
05 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Fully-funded PhD studentship in Health Economics 

Job number   ACAD102928 
Division/School   School of Economics, Finance and Management 
Contract type  Fixed term contract staff 
Working pattern  Full time 
Salary  Fully funded 
Closing date for applications  24-Nov-2017 

Applications are invited for a fully-funded studentship in Health Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Bristol. The project will explore the gene-environment interplay in the generation of health inequalities across the life course. It is one of the 71 projects advertised by the GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). We invite applications from eligible students for a studentship that would commence in October 2018 if the availability of funding is confirmed.
MRC GW4:  The ‘GW4 BioMed MRC DTP’ brings together the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. The DTP is awarding up to 19 studentships to the best applicants. Applicants can choose up to three of the 71 projects available across the GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership, listed here. For an overview of the MRC GW4 BioMed programme, see  
Department of Economics, University of Bristol: More information on postgraduate study within the Department of Economics, University of Bristol, can be found here. More information on the Department of Economics can be found here.
Enquires:  For informal and project-related queries, please contact Dr. Stephanie von Hinke: For DTP enquiries please contact the DTP Manager, Sarah Brasher 
How to apply:  You will need to complete an application to the GW4 BioMed MRC DTP for an ‘offer of funding’ by 5pm, 24 November 2017. The Research Theme Panels will complete the shortlisting and inform applicants by 19 December 2017. Full details of the application process are given on the GW4 website. Applicants who have not been contacted by 1 February 2018 should assume that they have been unsuccessful.
The process:  If you are shortlisted you will need to:
Contact the supervisors to discuss your application between 3/1/2018-12/1/2018
Submit two referencesand a copy of your academic transcript(s) by 19/1/2018
Attend an interviewin Cardiff on 24th or 25th January 2018
Further details will be included in the shortlisting letter.
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.