PhD Studentship/Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network ESR Fellowship

University of Oxford - Department of Computer Science

Wolfson Building
Parks Road

We invite applications for a Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN Early Stage Researcher Fellowship, tenable for 3 years at Oxford University, to start before 1/2/18. The MSC-ESR Fellow will work with Prof Blanca Rodriguez on Personalised In-Silico Cardiology (PIC), within the Computational Cardiovascular Science team ( to investigate why and how medicines cause cardiotoxicity in healthy people and in people with cardiac disease. You will aim to improve our understanding and prediction of cardiotoxicity, which is of huge interest for society, industry and regulatory bodies. For more information of the PIC-project see:

The fellowship is offered in conjunction with a PhD position at the University of Oxford, and will be subject to the fellow satisfying the University’s admissions requirements for PhD study. The EC funding for this position provides for a remuneration starting from £31,377 p.a., actual salary will depend on employer deductions, personal circumstances and the exchange rate applicable to the fellowship. This amount includes an annual living allowance and a mobility allowance (to cover the expenses associated with working in a different country). To be eligible for the post you must not have been resident in the UK for more than a total of 12 months in the past 3 years up to the start date. Persons who would have obtained a doctorate or had more than 4 year’s full-time research experience at the start date are ineligible.

An application should include a current CV, transcripts giving evidence of degree qualifications and familiarity with programming language(s), high performance computing, multi-scale mathematical modelling, together with the names and contact details of three referees.

Candidates will need to make a second online application for the DPhil in Computer Science by using this link: Candidates must satisfy the usual requirements for studying for a doctorate at Oxford. For further details on the University’s DPhil in Computer Science which gives details about entry requirements, please see:

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 23 October 2017.

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