15 November 2019


 United Kingdom

(Fully Funded)


MRes + PhD studentships in Cancer Biology within the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre (4 years) (Fixed Term)

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre has a fully-funded innovative MRes + PhD programme, designed to give students a broad understanding of both the basic biology and the clinical management of the whole spectrum of malignant disease.

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This course also allows students to develop their own skills in experimental science as well as in project design and management. The CRUK Cambridge Centre is a dynamic collaboration of academic researchers, clinicians, and the pharmaceutical and biotech industries based in the Cambridge area. By being part of the Centre, students will have the opportunity to attend a number of lecture series, workshops and meetings aimed at facilitating and strengthening collaborations between complimentary disciplines and across different departments and institutes.

The Centre supports 12 major interdisciplinary research programmes

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Advanced Cancer Imaging
  • Aerodigestive Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Early Detection
  • Haematological Malignancies
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Onco-Innovation
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Paediatric Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Urological Malignancies

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Program Period

4 years

MRes & PhD (1 + 3 years)

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Funding The CRUK Cambridge Centre MRes + PhD studentships include full funding from Cancer Research UK to cover the University Composition Fee (at Home/EU rate), a travel and consumables budget, and a stipend, which is currently £19,000 per annum.
  • In addition, the CRUK Cambridge Centre and the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust provide joint funding for up to two overseas, non-clinical student each academic year.

How to Apply

First Step:  Please send your CV and statement of interest to

Second Step:If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Third Step: Please quote reference RA20814 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Fourth Step: Short-listed applicants will be invited to interview week commencing 13 January 2020. You will be interviewed by a panel of Principal Investigators from the CRUK Cambridge Centre.

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