HDR UK - Turing Wellcome PhD application

Health Data Research UK

Employment Type Full time 4 year
Location On site · Belfast, UK Queen's University Belfast
Salary £23,955 - £25,666 (GBP) Tax-free, enhanced stipend increased every year
Team Training
Seniority Junior, Mid-level
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 14th Apr 2024 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Team social events

Candidate happiness

8.51 (3481)

Job Description


The HDR UK-Turing Wellcome PhD Programme provides unrivalled opportunities for people from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds who are inspired to become future leaders in health data science.

Its underlying philosophy is that health data science requires a combination of expertise spanning three fundamental areas: statistical, computational and health sciences.

Our programme offers:

  • Enhanced and tax-free stipends with increases every year (Y1: £23,955).

  • Fully-paid tuition fees at the UK 'Home' rate and the possibility of international fees covered by Queen's University Belfast

  • Research expenses and travel costs

  • Bespoke training delivered with our industry and academic partners with a cohort of students

  • A bursary to support the next step of your career post-PhD

Entry requirements:

All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so don't hesitate to apply!

If you are considering applying to us you must have (or be on track to obtain):

  • A first class or 2:1 undergraduate degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, physics or an allied subject* or

  • Any undergraduate degree subject and outcome but can demonstrate your suitability for this programme through additional qualifications or research experience.

*Allied subjects can include: engineering, machine learning, data science, robotics, systems biology, bioinformatics/biostatistics, epidemiology.

Applicants for previous rounds need not reapply.

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Any questions?

Please feel welcome to contact us with any questions or concerns at phd@hdruk.ac.uk or (+44 (0)770 847 8846).

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Sun 14th Apr 2024


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Sun 14th Apr 2024