Friends of Peterhouse PhD Studentship in adolescent mental health
The Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, is pleased to announce
a PhD Studentship to start in October 2022. We particularly welcome
applications from people from backgrounds currently underrepresented in
The studentship would be hosted within the Department of Psychiatry. The
Department has an outstanding international reputation in the field of
psychiatric research, rated the best psychiatry department in the UK and in
Europe, and has excelled in the last three Research Assessment Exercises. The
University of Cambridge is consistently ranked among the top universities in
the world. The Department welcomes applications for a PhD Studentship to
conduct research for a doctoral degree from candidates with a good degree in
experimental psychology, biology, medicine, neuroscience, mathematics,
biochemistry or a related scientific discipline. The successful candidate
would become a student at Peterhouse (https: // www. pet.cam.ac.uk/).
Candidates are asked to put forward a potential project title together with a
research proposal within the field of the epidemiology and health services
research related to the mental health in young people. Potential applicants
should consult the following website for details of the research programme to
aid the preparation of their research proposal: Child and Adolesent Mental
Health and Resilience Research Group (https: // dev.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/)
Applicants for the Studentship should have, or expect to gain a 1st class or a
high 2.1 class Honour's degree in an appropriate subject, and may also have
completed further research training or a Masters degree. The stipend will be
paid at RCUK rates for the 3 year duration of the award. Only the fees for
home students will be met in full. In addition, the Studentship includes
modest funding for running costs of the research (£5K over the 3 years), and
costs for travel to scientific conferences each year.
To apply, please email the following documents:
An academic CV
Two academic references (please ask your referees to send these to us
A research proposal (maximum 2000 words, excluding bibliography or
A cover letter indicating a brief summary of your research interests and
any completed research conducted and a clear statement of your eligibility
for this funding award.
Applications must be received by midnight on 2 January 2022 Interviews will be
held on Friday 14th January
Applications and enquiries regarding the administration of the application
process should be directed via email to Mrs Adisa Broadhurst, Education
Supervisor firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please quote reference RN29179 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.
Department of Psychiatry
24 November 2021
2 January 2022