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    Default Doctoral studies in Public Health at PHFI

    Applications have been invited by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi for studentships for doctoral studies in public health (PhD/DrPH) under the PHFI-UKC Wellcome Trust Capacity Building Programme for a duration of three years at one of the partner institutions in the UK, in the following areas:
    * Biostatistics
    * Environmental health including climate change
    * Health economics
    * Health information and surveillance
    * Health policy
    * Health systems
    * Occupational Health
    * Public health management
    * Public health nutrition.


    Professionals who wish to build upon a substantial and relevant experience for an advanced career in public health through a doctoral degree. The candidate must possess a Masters degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited institution and must have demonstrated significant interest in public health related areas. The thesis work should focus on issues relevant to India. Candidates having significant research and teaching experience would be preferred. Field based work experience in public health will be an added advantage.

    How to apply:

    Part 1: To be sent by the Candidate (in word format: file name - name of applicant.doc)
    A cover letter stating that you have applied for the doctoral studentship, the technical area where you wish to focus your PhD/DrPH degree, and how your background is suitable for this degree.
    A five-page (font size 12, single spaced) description of the research that you wish to pursue in the PhD/DrPH that includes background, objectives, methodology and expected impact of the research.

    A copy of your latest curriculum vitae.
    Two of your best research publications
    Transcripts and experience certificates from previous education/training (scanned copies).
    Valid score sheets in any relevant exams (IELTS) as may be required by the partner institutions. Please refer to the website of the partner institutions for further details on this.

    Part 2: Letters of Recommendation
    Please note that two recommendation letters are mandatory but a third letter is allowed.
    Please arrange for these recommendation letters to be sent directly by your referees to PHFI (above mentioned email).

    Deadline : Applications including letters of recommendations must be received by 29 February 2012.

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