PhDs

Through our long term research commitment to deliver innovation across strategically important industry sectors, Fera offer a range of PhD studentships to grow the specialist skills base required within the agrifood sector.

PhDs

Fera works with the Institute for AgriFood and Innovation (IAFRI) to form a targeted PhD training programme to foster emerging talent within this vibrant industry. Through world-leading research activities with industry experts; extensive new solutions, techniques, skills and best practices can be found and utilised effectively within the agrifood sector to achieve ongoing innovation across this diverse industry.

See current opportunities below.


Early Stage Researcher (PhD Student) position

Fera and the NaToxAq Marie-Curie Initial Training Network offers a PhD Studentship position

Topic: Natural Toxins and Drinking Water Quality - From Source to Tap


The closing date for applications is 11th July 2017 and application received after this date will not be considered.

NaToxAq is a multidisciplinary European Training Network (ETN) funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 722493 and comprises 21 leading universities, research institutions/agencies, and water enterprises in 7 European countries, which aim to expand insight on natural toxin identity, analysis, fate, dissipation, removal during water treatment, health effects, and risk assessment under the impact of climate change, to ensure safe and healthy waters for European consumers. Further information on the NaToxAq project and consortium partners can be found at: www.natoxaq.eu

Application process

Applications must be completed in English. Please send a copy of your CV, details of modules taken and associated grades (Transcript), a synopsis (abstract) of the BSc and MSc thesis (if applicable) or any previous research project, and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this position to carmel.ramwell@fera.co.uk. The closing date for applications is 11 July 2017 and application received after this date will not be considered. Interviews will take place on 25 July 2017. Please send a copy of your CV, details of modules taken and associated grades (Transcript), a synopsis (abstract) of the BSc and MSc thesis (if applicable) or any previous research project, and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this position to carmel.ramwell@fera.co.uk.

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IAFRI PhDs focus on three core research themes:


  • Functional foods
  • Diagnostics and decisions systems for agriculture
  • Risk management tools for the agri-food industry


Our studentship opportunities can be found here


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