Joint PhD research opportunity

Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham and the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Canada, have an exciting joint PhD research opportunity. The research area of interest is around priority setting in health care with a particular focus on rationing and disinvestment.

The studentship will be a joint post hosted by the University of Birmingham and University of British Columbia, Canada institutions which offer thriving and supportive research cultures. The successful candidate will undertake research at both host organisations, spending year 1 and 3 at the University of Birmingham and year 2 at the University of British Columbia, Canada. On successful completion of the PhD, the candidate will receive a jointly awarded PhD under the U21 Memorandum of Agreement on joint PhDs.

We are looking to recruit someone who has a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline and/or experience of working in a health care management role. This studentship will include full payment of fees at the UK/EU level. The successful applicant will receive an enhanced stipend which, in 2010/2011, will be £13,590 per annum.  All tuition fees will also be paid at the UK/EU rate.

Informal enquiries about this studentship

Dr Iestyn Williams

Dr Suzanne Robinson

Further details

Full advertisement for the Collaborative PhD Studentship between England and Canada (pdf; 83KB; opens in new window)

Closing date

25 August 2011