UCL Ear Institute



Current Ear Institute Job Vacancies

The UCL Ear Institute provides state-of-the-art research facilities across a wide range of disciplines including the study of the auditory system function and associated technologies, the molecular and cellular basis of hearing and the genetics of hearing and deafness. If you wish to join the Ear Institute, the following positions are currently available:

Interdisciplinary PhD Programme in Sensory Systems, Technologies and Therapies (SenSyT), Ref:1480484

UCL Department / Division: Faculty of Brain Sciences

Duration of Studentship: 3 or 4 years

Stipend: Equivalent to standard UCL rates (approx £16,000 tax free)

Vacancy Information

Two PhD studentships are available within a novel UCL doctoral programme on Sensory Systems, Technologies & Therapies (SenSyT).

Each includes a tax-free maintenance stipend and tuition fees paid in full at the home/EU rate. One of the studentships (UCL Grand Challenge Studentship) is for 3 years, the other (EPSRC-funded) is funded for 4 years (1 year rotation).

Studentship Description

SenSyT is part of a multi-disciplinary research network dedicated to the study of sensory diseases and their disorders, which harnesses the vast range of research disciplines, and experimental approaches, available at UCL. SenSyT is committed to advancing basic and translational research into sensory function to tackle the scientific, and biomedical, challenges of human sensory health. A particular focus of the SenSyT programme is given to the senses of vision and hearing.

For details of SenSyT projects and supervisors please visit the SenSyT website. www.ucl.ac.uk/sensyt 

For enquiries or to submit an application please email (sensyt@ucl.ac.uk).


Due to funding requirements, studentships are open to Home / EU students only.

How to apply

Applicants should submit:

  • a short supporting statement, including the details of one (or a few) projects in which they are particularly interested (see 'supervisors' tab for available projects)
  • CV
  • Academic transcripts
  • the details of two academic referees

Contact name:  Dr Maria Chait

Contact details:  m.chait@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Closing Date: 13 Aug 2015

Interview date: Interviews are expected to be held in late August/early September

Studentship Start Date: October 2015

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