3-Year PhD in Biostatistics
Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship starting in October 2010 to be held at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, Imperial College London.
"Bayesian methods for integration of individual and aggregated data in epidemiological studies of environment and health"
Details of the project can be found at:
The School of Public Health is associated with the MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health, a joint collaboration between Imperial College and King’s College London with the mission to become an international centre of excellence for research and training on the health effects of environmental pollutants. The training programme within the Centre offers opportunities to investigate the association of a wide range of health outcomes with environmental factors. We particularly seek candidates with a strong interest in cardio-respiratory disease, reproductive, environmental and spatial epidemiology, environmental sciences, risk assessment and modelling, air and water pollution, biomarkers, environmental toxicology, biostatistics and metabonomics.
The Centre has an emphasis on collaborative working between its constituent research groups and students will be part of a multidisciplinary team with recognised expertise and will benefit from a strong and well-established research and training environment.
How to Apply
Applicants must hold, or expect to obtain, a first or upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject from a recognised academic institution. This three-year studentships will be offered to candidates with appropriate training at Masters level in a relevant discipline.
To apply, please send your full CV and a statement indicating your research interests and reasons for applying for the PhD studentship. Additionally, please supply the names and contact details of at least two academic referees.
*Initial applications *should be sent by email to Dr Toby Athersuch [log in to unmask] .
Please note that candidates must fulfill College admissions criteria.
The closing date for applications is 10th June 2010.
Shortlisted candidates will be informed on or before 14th June 2010.
It is expected that interviews will be held on 21st June 2010.
If you have any questions please contact Dr Toby Athersuch:
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