Swansea University offers fully-funded PhD studentship in Neurogenetics of Gambling Addiction: A Multi-Modal Neuroimaging Project. Students must have or expect to achieve a minimum 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) and/or an MSc in a relevant discipline (e.g. psychology or neuroscience). Studentship will cover UK/EU tuition fees with stipend of approximately £13,726 p.a. for a maximum of 3 years subject to satisfactory progress.
About Studentship: The main objective of this project is to explore the neural circuitry underpinning gambling-related cognitive processes in the context of gambling addiction, a growing societal problem in the UK (1% of the adult population). The successful applicant will join a new, vibrant and productive team in the Department of Psychology and the Institute of Life Sciences. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual wishing to make a substantial contribution to the field of cognitive neuroscience.
Course Level: PhD degree
Studentship By: Swansea University, UK
Eligibility: -Students must be from the UK/EU.
-Students must have, or expect to achieve, a minimum 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) and/or an MSc in a relevant discipline (e.g. psychology or neuroscience).
-Students should have strong written and spoken communication skills.
-Students should have experience with Matlab programming and imaging dataset (imaging data).
Studentship Open for: The students of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and UK can apply
Duration: Studentship is offered for a maximum of 3 years subject to satisfactory progress.
Value: The studentship will:
-cover UK/EU tuition fees
-provide a stipend of approximately £13,726 p.a. for a maximum of 3 years subject to satisfactory progress.
Apply: To apply please submit your CV and a 1000 (maximum) word statement outlining why you wish to undertake this research, what is the current state of knowledge and what would be an interesting research question. Your CV should include details of your research experience to-date, scientific interests, and also include the names of two referees. The successful applicant will then be asked to complete a Swansea University postgraduate application form at a later stage. Please send your CV by post.
Deadline: 12th June 2013
Further Information: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships/research/psychology-phd-studentship-neurogenetics-of-gambling-addiction.php