Joint PhD studentship with the University of Southampton
The Natural History Museum, in collaboration with the University of Southampton, seeks applications for a fully funded 3 year PhD studentship on one of the projects below.
For further information on the projects follow the links and/or contact the lead supervisor.
- A new look at extreme parasitism
Supervisors: Prof Geoff Boxshall (NHM) and Dr Lawrence Hawkins (Southampton)
Further details (PDF 83.6 KB)
Contact Prof Geoff Boxshall
- The magnitude and impacts of historic ocean acidification revealed by boron isotope analysis of rhodolith-forming coralline algae
Supervisors: Prof Juliet Brodie (NHM) and Dr Gavin Foster (Southampton)
Further details (PDF 95.5 KB)
Contact Prof Juliet Brodie
- Role of functional composition in regime shifts
Supervisors: Mr Steve Brooks (NHM), Dr Angela Self (NHM), Dr C. Patrick Doncaster (Southampton), Prof. Pete Langdon (Southampton) and Dr James Dyke (Southampton)
Further details (PDF 234.5 KB)
Contact Mr Steve Brooks
- Using transcriptomics to understand adaptation and speciation in an island radiation
Supervisors: Dr Mark Carine (NHM) and Dr Mark Chapman (Southampton)
Further details (PDF 29.2 KB)
Contact Dr Mark Carine
- Evolution and genomics of a Hawaiian plant gall radiation
Supervisors: Dr Diana Percy (NHM), Dr Mark Chapman (Southampton) and Prof. Quentin C. Cronk (University of British Columbia
Further details (PDF 72.7 KB)
Contact Dr Diana Percy
Please send the following documents to Dr Eileen J. Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 19 September 2014.
- Curriculum vitae.
- Covering letter outlining your interest in the particular PhD project, relevant skills training, experience and qualifications for research, and a statement of how this PhD project fits your career development plans.
- Transcripts of undergraduate and Masters’ degree results.
- Names and email addresses of two academic references including (if applicable) Masters’ project supervisor.
Interview date: Mid October at the Natural History Museum.
Start date: 1 November 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
- 19 joint projects available
- partner universities: Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter
Deadline for applications: Friday 10 January 2014.
- joint projects available
- partner universities: Birkbeck, Brunel, Kings College London, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway and University College London
Deadline for applications: 9am Monday 17 Feb 2014.
- six joint projects available with Imperial College London
Deadline for applications: Monday 20 January 2014.
- joint projects available with the University of Southampton
Details to follow soon.
- a joint project with Imperial College London
Deadline for applications: Friday 31 January 2014.