Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

PhD Studentship Position

University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
Application deadline: 21 Feb 2014

The studentship is available for full-time registration and is payable as a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver and stipend for four years.
The successful applicant will also receive a generous financial package comprising a research support budget, stipend supplement, fixed expenses for travel and accommodation in London, and costs towards a laptop computer.
Project Description
Protein kinases catalyze the transfer of a phosphate group from ATP to one or more target proteins. The human genome encodes over 500 protein kinases, which act as key components in many essential cell signalling pathways. Most kinases are multi-domain proteins and a number of kinase catalytic domains are regulated through specific interactions with other domains or functional protein partners.
Applicants must hold a first class or upper second class honours degree (or an equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant subject*
It is expected that applicants will also hold a Masters degree in a relevant subject*
Standard English language requirements 
Available only to applicants who are eligible to pay the UK/EU tuition fee - i.e., those who are permanently resident in the UK or another EU country - please see the BBSRC eligibility criteria.
Available for full-time registration only
Applicants must be able to start in October 2014
(* or show evidence of achieving this by October 2014)