The Francis Crick Institute PhD studentships – Spring Call for Applications

The Francis Crick Institute has launched a second call for applications to its four-year PhD Programme for entry in September 2016.

If you are a graduate/master’s student with a background in biological sciences, physics, mathematics, computer science and/or chemistry and are interested in undertaking a PhD programme, please Click here, or visit the Crick website, for details.

Students are invited to apply by noon, Wednesday 30 March 2016.  More information about the studentships can also be found on the King’s intranet.

The Francis Crick Institute Four Year PhD Studentships 2016

The Francis Crick Institute are looking for 45 exceptional students to join their four year Crick PhD Programme starting in September 2016.

The application deadline is 12 noon GMT Wednesday 11th Nov 2015.

Please click on the image below for more information.


Toshiba Fellowship Programme applications open

‘The Toshiba Fellowship Programme offers outstanding scientists an annual opportunity to apply to join Toshiba’s research and development laboratories in Japan for up to two years, on a Research Fellowship Contract.

The Toshiba Fellowship Programme is a unique opportunity for recently qualified PhD level scientists, mainly from science, computing and mathematics disciplines. It offers a chance to journey alongside Toshiba into innovation, discovering a new world of research and development, as well as exploring and living a new cultural experience in Japan.’

Deadline 30th November, more details here


Mathematics and Statistics Support Centre – Paid Positions Available

King’s will be launching a support centre for maths and stats in September 2014. This follows a pilot in May 2014. The centre will be based in the Maughan Library at the Strand campus and open 2-5pm each weekday afternoon.

The Centre will provide mathematics and statistics support for students who use these skills outside of a Mathematics Degree, and support will be offered on a one-to-one basis by postgraduate students. Training and supervision will be provided for tutors and this is an excellent opportunity to develop your tutoring skills and build experience.

We are looking to recruit 15 students to offer this support, each working one 3 hour shift per week. The centre will be open in term time and we are recruiting for the full academic year. You don’t have to be studying in a mathematical discipline, but do need A-level mathematics and to be highly numerate in either mathematics or statistics.


It is essential that you meet the following criteria:

  • A-level mathematics (or equivalent) and a high level of numeracy
  • have excellent teaching / tutoring skills
  • can demonstrate reliability and punctuality
  • are eligible to work in the UK
  • are available for at least one afternoon shift 2-5, Monday – Friday during King’s term-times
  • are available for a full day’s training on 6 October

Experience of tutoring in maths and / or stats is highly desirable and preference will be given to those with this experience – although training will be provided.

Payment will be made through Direct Temping, and at spinal point 20 on grade 4 – £12.81 per hour.

If you are interested and meet the criteria we’d really like to hear from you. To apply please contact by 14 September 2014, with one side of A4 paper detailing:

  • your experience
  • your areas of expertise in Maths / stats
  • how you meet the criteria
  • your availability in terms of afternoons
  • confirmation that you will be able to attend a full day training session on 6 October.