UK: The University College London Center for Global Economics International PhD Scholarship

Scholarship Description: The University College London Centre for Global Health Economics is currently offering a four-year PHD studentship in Economics. This four-year studentship offers candidates a unique opportunity to build both the research and teaching experience required for a future academic career, in a supportive environment.
Deadline: The application deadline is September 1, 2017.

About University: University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest university in the United Kingdom by total enrolment and largest by postgraduate enrolment. It is ranked 7th in the world by QS World University Rankings 2016. The UCL Centre for Global Health Economics is a multi-faculty academic Centre. Based within the UCL Institute for Global Health, the Centre’s Fellows contribute world leading expertise in Behavioural and Development Economics, Decision Science, Statistics, and Mathematical and Epidemiological Modelling.

Degree Level: The scholarship is available to pursue PHD in Economics.
Country of Study: United Kingdom
Scholarship Benefits: The awardee will have their UCL student fees paid at the Home/EU rate and will receive a stipend of £20k per annum. The awardee may pursue their own PhD question or a question developed in partnership with the supervisory team at UCL’s Centre for Global Health Economics. The awardee will spend two thirds of their time on research studies and one third on teaching.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
• Highly motivated to pursue doctoral studies in Economics at a world leading institution
• Educated to postgraduate (Masters) degree level in Economics or a related subject
• High level of literacy and numeracy
• Excellent working knowledge of MS Office software, Stata, R and or Matlab
• Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with students, academic and support staff at all levels
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Ability to be flexible and to respond to changing priorities in a busy environment
• Ability to work independently for short periods and as part of a team, recognising when advice / input needs to be sought
• Excellent people skills and the ability to build good relationships with colleagues and external partners
• A high level of accuracy and a keen attention to detail Desirable
• Published research output
• Experience working with complex datasets
• Experience working within research groups or in field sites
• Experience working with quantitative data from low and middle-income country settings
• Previous experience of teaching or other forms of public presentation
• Knowledge of specialized economics fields
• Experience in providing pastoral care and support to students
• Knowledge and experience of Moodle (virtual learning environment)

Eligible Nationality: International students can apply but UCL student fees will be paid at the Home/EU rate.

Application procedure: Applicants can apply through email. Check out more http://www.ucl.ac.uk/igh/igh-news/phd-studentship-economics


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