Society for Experimental Biology PhD Studentship 2012

The Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) supports non-biomedical biological science research and is offering funding for a prestigious 4-year PhD studentship.

Applications are invited from potential supervisors for a PhD studentship beginning October 2012 for projects to be supervised at a university in the UK. Potential supervisors should submit summary curriculum vitae of both the supervisor and the nominated student, together with an outline of the proposed project of no more than 400 words. Short-listed students will be invited for interview.

Projects should address important questions of experimental biology that align with the plant science interest groups of the Society. Further details on the range of interests of members of the SEB are available at

Studentships will provide tuition fees up to the UK/EU rate, a maintenance fee for the student (currently £13,000 pa) and a bench fee of £5,000 pa for the host laboratory. The successful student will also be funded to attend the SEB Annual Main Meeting during the period of the studentship, and will be expected to present their results either as a poster or an oral presentation.

Applications should be submitted by email to Paul Hutchinson, at to be received no later than 5 pm Friday 16th March 2012. Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview on April 4th 2012.

If you do apply, please advise Mike Siva-Jothy and Sue Carter.

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