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  • Advert number: 325509-0
  • Posted Date: 04/03/13
  • Closing Date: 22/03/13


Scottish Clinical Pharmacology and Pathology Research Training Programme (SCP3)

Applications  are  invited  for  this  prestigious  and  distinctive  three year  full  time  PhD  programme designed to prepare academic clinical trainees for the challenges and opportunities of personalised medicine in the 21st century.

The Scottish Clinical Pharmacology and Pathology Research Training Programme  (SCP3)  has  been  developed  through  collaboration
within cotland between the Universities of  Aberdeen,  Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow. SCP3 is funded by the MRC and forms part of
its commitment to the development of future research leaders. 

SCP3 will support a highly-selected group of promising doctors, training in disciplines allied to Clinical Pharmacology or Pathology,
who wish to undertake comprehensive research training which will integrate  the combined competencies necessary  to  dissect complex
pathogenesis  and  thereby  promote  mechanism-based  medicine discovery. Successful  applicants will  be offered a choice of a wide range of projects and undertake PhD training with an internationally recognised group within one of the four partnering universities:

Excellent  project-based research training will be provided, focused on acquisition of the skills necessary to pursue a career as a clinician scientist is will be achieved through participation in the clinical PhD  programme  then, where  appropriate, through transition to  clinical  lectureships  (as part of the Scottish Clinical Research Excellence Development Scheme) which will provide run-through clinical and scientic training.

It is anticipated that successful applicants will already hold  a relevant specialty training position in the UK. Support includes a clinical salary, PhD registration fees at UK/EU student rate, research expenses, general training funds, travel and meeting costs.

Interested candidates should direct initial enquiries to the Programme Director, Professor Iain McInnes

Closing date: 22nd March 2013.