University of Birmingham

Our Cancer Research UK Clinical Academic Training Programme provides an outstanding opportunity for early career training in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment, and is committed to delivering and strengthening a holistic training pathway, from Masters’ level to mid-stage career researcher.In addition, delivery of high quality research outputs from these studentships, including high impact publications, novel therapeutic strategies and clinical trial concepts, are viewed as strategically important for the development of translational cancer research in Birmingham.Kick-start your career at the University of Birmingham as a clinical PhD fellow and help to make it one of the UK’s most successful sites for translationally oriented cancer research.

Entry Requirements

Applications are invited annually for clinical PhD studentships. Applicants should have a strong commitment to research, excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to take part in public engagement activities. Successful applicants are also expected to have a strong academic track record, experience in laboratory research and be highly motivated and ambitious.CRTFs – Please note that Clinical Research Training Fellowships are only open to applicants with a medical degree that are currently undertaking clinical training and are expected to return to clinical training in the UK following completion of the PhD.Intercalating Phd Studentships in Oncology –Have completed at least two years of your UoB MBChB or one year if you are on the Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) courseHave completed or be completing an intercalating degree, or for GEM students only, have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant subjectApplications / enquiries should be directed to Fayeon Fyfield-Calder, Cancer Project Manager (

Closing Date

Monday 8th April 2024