CITIID PhD Programme in Immunity and Infection

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

January 6, 2022


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.

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 wider University.

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 country.

English language requirements: The University requires a high level of proficiency in English. For details, click here https:// www. english/will-i-have-language-requirement

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.

How to apply: Please visit our website where you will be directed to PIs offering PhD projects starting in October 2022 https: // www.

Apply via the University online application portal. Click here for full details and instructions https:// www.

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

Closing date

6 January 2022