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Funded PhD positions will be advertised here. Research Assistant and Post-Doctoral positions will be advertised here.

Current Opportunities

Self-funded opportunity:
Designing inhibitors of essential protein-interactions for bacterial cell division (BEEKMANA_U23SF)

We are always happy to discuss supporting applications to externally funded studentships and fellowships. Please email Andrew to discuss current and potential projects with the group. Some funding agencies for PhD studentships and Post-Doctoral fellowships are listed below.

PhD Studentships

Opportunities to apply for PhD funding to work with the Beekman Lab

Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships provide talented and motivated individuals with the opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills in their given sector.

Krebs Memorial Fund – Biochemical Society

The Krebs Memorial Scholarship is offered to individuals whose very promising research career has been interrupted for extraordinary non-academic reasons and/or those ineligible for public funds.

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.

Newton PhD Programme

These provide funding for individual partner country students to undertake full PhD studies in the UK, or vice versa.

NIHR Fellowship Programme

The NIHR Fellowship Programme supports individuals on their trajectory to becoming future leaders in health and social care NIHR research.

UK Government Doctoral Loan

A Postgraduate Doctoral Loan can help with course fees and living costs while you study a postgraduate doctoral course, such as a PhD.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Opportunities to apply for post-doctoral funding to work with the Beekman Lab

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships

The Postdoctoral Fellowships action targets researchers holding a PhD who wish to carry out their research activities abroad, acquire new skills and develop their careers.

Newton International Fellowships

These fellowships are for non-UK scientists who are at an early stage of their research career and wish to conduct research in the UK.

EMBO Post-doctoral Fellowship

EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowships support scientists to carry out research for a period of up to two years. International mobility is a key requirement.

HFSP Post-doctoral Fellowships

The HFSP fellowship program supports proposals for frontier, potentially transformative research in the life sciences. Applications for high-risk projects are particularly encouraged.

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship

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.

Royal Commission Exhibition of 1851

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 awards postgraduate Fellowships and Scholarships for advanced study and research in science.

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.

Commonwealth Fellowships

Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships provide talented and motivated individuals with the opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills in their given sector.

Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship

Fellowship for researchers from Germany at all career levels and with above-average qualifications from Germany to conduct research with members of the Humboldt Network around the world.