LJMU-VC PhD Studentship Opportunity 2025, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Postdoctoral Position in UK United Kingdom

LJMU-VC PhD Studentship Opportunity: Join Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) in our commitment to fostering excellence in research and knowledge exchange through the 10th Annual LJMU-VC PhD Studentship competition. This prestigious program offers outstanding students the chance to pursue their doctoral studies in a supportive and inclusive environment. We invite applications from exceptional candidates, including those from under-represented ethnic minority backgrounds, to contribute to our research community and advance our collective understanding across diverse fields.

Study Area: Various disciplines across LJMU Faculties

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom


  • Open to UK and non-UK citizens (home and international fee status)
  • Candidates must meet the necessary academic qualifications to commence PhD studies
  • Lead supervisors must be permanent LJMU staff at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer status or above
  • International applicants must ensure compliance with VISA and English language requirements

Description: The LJMU-VC PhD Studentship competition offers an exceptional opportunity for talented individuals to undertake cutting-edge research aligned with LJMU Strategy 2030 and relevant Faculty Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategies. We welcome proposals from candidates across various disciplines, including but not limited to Health, Engineering, Business, Science, Arts, and Social Studies. Successful applicants will benefit from full-time or part-time studentships covering course fees and stipends, with additional support available for research costs.

How to Apply:

  • Applications must be submitted by the proposed Lead Supervisor on behalf of the named PhD candidate.
  • Applicants should carefully review the Guidance for potential VC PhD Studentship applicants and Directions, Eligibility, and Support before completing the application.
  • Candidates must include a Lay Summary, Proposal for their research work and training, and a Statement of link between the proposed project and LJMU Strategy 2030 or relevant Faculty Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy.
  • All applications, including those from ethnic minority students, should be submitted by 5:00pm on July 29, 2024, to VCStudentship@ljmu.ac.uk.
  • Ensure approval from the supervisor before adding them to the application, and consider completing applications jointly to facilitate collaboration.

Last Date: July 29, 2024

Seize this opportunity to become part of LJMU’s vibrant research community and contribute to groundbreaking research that addresses key societal challenges. For further information and inquiries, please contact VCStudentship@ljmu.ac.uk. Join us in shaping the future of research and innovation at LJMU!



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