Research Opportunities at McClurg Lab
We are seeking a highly motivated researcher for an MRC funded project. We want to understand how meiotic genes become reactivated in tumours and develop methods that allow us to study gene reactivation in cancer. You will capitalise on our newly developed promoter activity analysis tools for the meiotic genes of interest combined with detailed cell biology, genetics, genome editing, biochemistry, proteomics and molecular biology to fill this critical knowledge gap in our understanding of cancer development.
Application deadline 21.02.2023
Characterising the rare developmental disease caused by loss of TEX12. Fully funded PhD for 4yrs. Funding from the MRC will cover tuition fees, generous stipend and project costs.
Application deadline 13.01.2023
COLLABORATIVE PHD BASED AT NEWCASTLE
How does the nucleolus safeguard ribosome production during meiosis? This is a collaborative project between the Schneider and McClurg lab. This project will be based at the Schneider lab in Newcastle with a placement at the McClurg lab in Liverpool. Fully funded 4 year position with funding covering the fees, project costs and a generous stipend.
Opportunities to apply for post-doctoral funding at McClurg Lab
Royal Society scheme allowing researchers with <7 years of post-doctoral experience to conduct research in the UK.
Funding for UK and International candidates to conduct research in the UK
Funding to conduct research at a host institution.
HFSP postdoctoral fellowships encourage early career scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country
LT EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIPS
For early career researchers, with a research record but who have not yet held a full-time permanent academic post, to undertake a significant piece of publishable work
WELLCOME EARLY CAREER AWARDS
This scheme provides funding for early-career researchers from any discipline who are ready to develop their research identity.
NIHR POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
The Advanced Fellowship is for those at a post-doctoral level and can be utilised at several specific points of a researcher’s career development.
Candidates should be maximum PhD+ 5 years with proven scientific excellence and high potential for innovation, transformation and dissemination.
1851 RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
1851 Research Fellowships are intended to give early career scientists or engineers of exceptional promise the opportunity to conduct a research project of their own instigation.
DAPHNE JACKSON FELLOWSHIP
These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break of two or more years for family, health or caring reasons. The aim is to give participants the confidence and skills they need to make a successful return to research.
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation enables researchers with above-average qualifications from Germany at all career levels to conduct research with members of the Humboldt Network around the world.
SWISS NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SNSF
Early career mobility for applicants who have recently received their doctoral degree from ETH Zurich and Post-Doc mobility for applicants who are Swiss nationals or hold a valid Swiss permanent residence, residence or cross-border commuter permit
COMMONWEALTH POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
For partner countries citizens
NAWA fellowship for Post-Docs and PhD students from Polish Universities and science centres to spend up to 36 months at a foreign Institution.
ECR FUNDING DATABASE
Range of post-doctoral funding schemes.
POST-DOC FUNDING DATABASE
This database is US focused but some of the funding schemes are relevant to the UK
Opportunities to apply for PhD funding at McClurg Lab
The Scholarship is open for application to all prospective full-time postgraduate research students irrespective of nationality or tuition fee status.
Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships provide talented and motivated individuals with the opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills in their given sector, in order to contribute to sustainable development in their home countries.
THE BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM FONDS
The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) awards PhD fellowships to European citizens working in Europe or overseas and to non-European citizens pursuing their PhD projects in Europe.
NIHR DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
NIHR funded PhD scholarship for science graduates and clinicians wanting to undertake a PhD.
Applications are invited from medical graduates, clinicians, bioengineers, research nurses, physiotherapists and allied health professionals who wish to train in research techniques and methodology applied to subjects relevant to the aims of the charity.
The Sir Joseph Rotblat Alumni Scholarship, has been launched to specifically support alumni of the Liverpool University who are returning as postgraduate research students; recognising both their academic merit and financial need.
NEWTON PHD PROGRAMME
PhD scholarships and placements
JOHN LENNON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
For candidates either born in, or with very strong family connections to, Merseyside.
THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL AND CHINA SCHOLARSHIP COUNCIL AWARDS
The scholarship available to Chinese nationals covers all tuition fees and research fees and provides living expenses and one return flight ticket to successful candidates. The scholarships are up to 4 years in duration.
20,000 scholarship available to US nationals.
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL HONG KONG GRADUATE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The University is able to offer competitive scholarships for offer holders from Hong Kong.
The Tung PhD scholarship is worth £10,000 and is awarded annually to students from Hong Kong who can prove academic excellence
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING VIETNAM RESEARCH AWARDS
20% reduction in fees available to Vietnamese nationals.
Scheme open to Mexican nationals allowing 30% reduction in fees.
CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING FELLOWSHIP
MRC funding for clinicians, including (but not limited to) medics, surgeons, dentists, clinical psychologists, public health specialty trainees, allied health professionals, nurses, midwives and veterinarians to undertake a PhD.
DATABASE COLLATING PHD FUNDING SCHEMES
This database is US focused however, some of the schemes allow UK based projects