Please read the following candidate instructions carefully before starting or submitting your application.
These instructions apply to candidates who wish to be considered for either the Crick PhD Programme, the Cancer Research UK City of London (CoL) Centre PhD Programme, or both.
Register on our student recruitment system
You must register on the Crick’s academic recruitment system and activate your account before you can complete an application form.
To register, you will be asked to provide a valid email address - please type this in carefully as the account activation link will be sent to this email address. Please note that these emails sometimes get blocked by email/university security systems or end up in spam folders, so please check your spam/junk folder.
Please make sure that your email address is one that you will check regularly throughout the application process as this will be how we will contact you.
Complete the application form
The application form has 11 sections: personal details, project choice, education, experience, statement, other details, references, equal opportunities, declaration, ask a question/messages, and candidate instructions.
You can move from section to section by clicking on the left-hand links. You can save your progress so you can return to and complete the form at a later date. However, if you move to a new section of the form without completing all the required fields and hitting the 'save' button, changes will be lost.
The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon (GMT) on Tuesday 19 March 2019, when the online application site will close. However, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible, to allow sufficient time for your referees to supply their references.
Please note that the deadline for references is Tuesday 26 March 2019.