Fully funded PhD Studentship at University of Worcester, UK

Applicants are invited to apply for this 3 year fully-funded PhD studentship to be supervised by Prof. Jean Emberlin (National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit, Worcester) and Dr Matt Smith (National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit, Worcester).

The successful applicant will receive a bursary of £12,300 per annum for a period of 3 years plus an expenses budget.

Fees will be paid in full at the UK/EU rate for home and EU citizens.

Overseas students are welcome to apply but will need to fund the balance of fees for Overseas Research Students.


Candidates must have a good honours degree in Biology, Biological Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Sciences or a related discipline.

They must be computer literate with a good working knowledge of word and data processing.

Previous experience of any of the following is desirable:

palynology, plant ecology, genetics, DNA analysis, forensics, statistics, working with confidential information.

Excellent interpersonal skills are needed as the project will involve some work with outside agencies.

Candidates must be highly motivated, able to organise their time effectively and be willing to work as part of a small team of dedicated NPARU staff.

The closing date for applications is Monday 9th July.

Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 23rd July.

For further information or an informal discussion on this project and on the National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit please contact:

Prof. Jean Emberlin
National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit
University of Worcester, Henwick Grove,
Worcester, WR2 6AJ, UK
Tel: 01905 855255
E-mail: j.emberlin@worc.ac.uk

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Dr John-Paul Wilson, Manager of the Graduate Research School.

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to j.wilson@worc.ac.uk, or by mail to:

Dr John-Paul Wilson
Graduate Research School
University of Worcester, Henwick Grove
Worcester, WR2 6AJ, UK.

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