How to Apply

Applications for the 2020 PhD programme are now OPEN.

The deadline for applications is 12:00 midday (GMT) on Thursday 12 November 2020.

More information can be found on the 'Doctoral Clinical Fellows' page of the Crick website.

Applications for the 2021 programmes are now OPEN. The deadline for applications is 12:00 midday (GMT) on Thursday 12 November 2020. 

These fellowships provide an opportunity for talented clinicians passionate about research, with a strong academic track record, to perform biomedical discovery research while following our three-year clinical PhD programme. Our multidisciplinary research aims to understand why disease develops and to help improve disease diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Fellows will be based at the Crick, supported by teams comprising of a Crick research group leader, at least one clinician and at least one supervisor from one of Crick’s five clinical PhD programme partners:

Fellows will follow, or have access to, a three-year version of the Crick's PhD programme, which provides extensive scientific and generic skills training and clinical mentoring. 

There are a variety of PhD projects available, funded via:

  • The Crick
  • Cancer Research UK Accelerator Award

For more information about the programme, eligibility, funding and how to apply visit the Crick's doctoral clinical fellowship webpages