PhD Position in Health Science

University of Nottingham

Health Sciences

Location:  UK Other
Closing Date:  Thursday 31 August 2023
Reference:  MED1948

PhD Studentship: Health Sciences 

Location: Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre 

Closing Date: 31st August 2023 – interviews the week beginning 11th September 2023

Supervisors: Professor Joanne Lymn and Professor Aimee Aubeeluck 

Subject Area: Health Sciences 

Research Description

We are a leading Health Sciences School in the UK, focussed on attracting diverse and ambitious students who, through inclusive, passionate, innovative teaching, graduate as highly sought-after Healthcare Professionals and leaders of the future. Our School is part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, one of five faculties at the University of Nottingham, itself one of the 24 UK Russell Group universities. 

We are pleased to announce a fully funded PhD vacancy to fall under one of the following areas:

  • Exploring the meaning of ‘Scholarship’ in Higher Education
  • Beyond individual responsibility to building resilient organisational systems to support healthcare students in Higher Education
  • The use of Artificial Intelligence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Higher Education

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to lead the design of the research questions, aims and objectives with guidance from the supervisory team. You can find out more about our research environment here  We also have an ongoing relationship with the University of Adelaide which may afford additional opportunities with regards to the supervisory package.

Award Start Date: 01/10/2023

Duration of Award: 36 months

Terms and Conditions

36 months fully funded PhD including tax free stipend and tuition fees with an additional (unfunded) year for write up. This research studentship is only available to UK citizens and includes payment of tuition fees and a tax-free stipend of £18,622 pa.   Opportunities for paid teaching and to obtain a teaching qualification throughout the duration of your study are also available. 

Applicant Qualification Requirements

Applicants should have an interest in Health Sciences. They should hold, or be expected to obtain, a minimum of a UK Honours degree at 2:1 or equivalent in a Health science subject or a 2:2 plus a Masters degree. 

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter explaining why you feel you are a suitable candidate (maximum 1 page), alongside a curriculum vitae to alongside a formal application via the University website: