PhD Studentship in Clinical Exercise Physiology

Bangor University - School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Applications are invited for a three-year, full-time PhD studentship funded by the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences at Bangor University. The successful candidate will be supervised by Jamie Macdonald PhD and Aamer Sandoo PhD from the Physical Activity for Health and Wellbeing Centre (Canalfon PAWB Centre).

The successful candidate will use cross sectional and interventional study designs to investigate the role of vessel health in vascular access and disease progression. The project will build on existing collaborations with the Ysbyty Gwynedd Renal Unit, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (Consultant Clinicians Drs. Jibani, Alejmi and Shrikanth), and Kings College London (Consultant Physiotherapist Sharlene Greenwood PhD).

The studentship will cover UK/EU registration fees plus maintenance stipend of £12,000 per annum paid quarterly and £2,000 per annum paid monthly in return for a contribution to School activities of 100 hours per annum.

For full details of the scope of the project, what we are looking for, and why you may wish to study in Bangor, please see the full advert available here: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/sport/phd.php.en

Eligibility
Eligibility depends on your ability to register as a home/EU student (students from other countries may apply but must be prepared to pay Bangor University international student fees).

Successful applicants will normally have a Masters degree or a First Class Honours Degree in sport science, physiology or a health-related science subject.

Enquiries
Please contact Dr Aamer Sandoo if you have any queries:
School of Sport Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University,
E-mail: a.sandoo@bangor.ac.ukTel: (+44) 01248 383486

How to apply
If you meet the criteria outlined above and have read the full advert available here [insert web address], and you wish to apply for the studentship, you should send a cover letter, CV and include two completed references. The cover letter should include a clear statement detailing how your qualifications, experience and research interests make you a suitable candidate for this scholarship.

The closing date for formal applications will be Friday, 2 February 2018.

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PhD

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Wales