CITIID PhD Programme in Immunity and Infection
We are pleased to announce the continuation of our PhD Programme, centred at
the 'Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease
(CITIID)', an institute of the Department of Medicine at the University of
Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine.
CITIID aims to support both fundamental and translational research in immunity
and infection. https: // www. citiid.cam.ac.uk/
The objectives of this PhD Programme are to provide a rigorous training,
cutting-edge skills and broad academic insight and expertise to bring novel
approaches to the study of immune and infectious disorders.
Students will be offered a range of study options across immunity and
infection. The objectives are to improve our knowledge and understanding of
the pathogenesis of infectious and immune disease.
In addition to 'state of the art' research facilities, students will have
access to a wide variety of training and researcher development activities,
many of which are offered through the Graduate School of Life Sciences and the
Eligibility Academic requirements: At least a 2:1 Honours degree from a UK
university or equivalent in a related topic. If your degree is not from the
UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your
English language requirements: The University requires a high level of
proficiency in English. For details, click here
https:// www. graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/international-students/competence-
Residence Eligibility: UK students will be eligible for a full
studentship, covering the costs of Home fees and a stipend (currently) of
£18,000 per annum for 3 years. Further information on how your fee status is
determined can be found here:
https: // www. postgraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/finance/fees/what-my-fee-status
How to apply: Please visit our website where you will be directed to PIs
offering PhD projects starting in October 2022
https: // www. citiid.cam.ac.uk/students
Apply via the University online application portal. Click here for full
details and instructions https:// www. graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/how-do-i-apply
The course name is PhD in Infection and Immunity
When completing your application, please identify up to two potential projects
of interest. These may be discussed if you are shortlisted for interview. If
accepted to the programme you will still have a range of projects to choose
from in the first two weeks of term.
Please include in your CV a short summary of any previous research experience
you may have had.
For general enquiries, please email the Postgraduate Administrator -
The closing date for applications is 6 January 2022.
Interviews: interviews will take place in the last week of January or
first week of February 2022.
Please quote reference RC29197 on your application and in any correspondence
about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and
encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible
to live and work in the UK.
Department of Medicine
25 November 2021
6 January 2022