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Uganda Cancer Institute - Hutchinsion Center Cancer Alliance, with funding from the national cancer Institute, USA, is Offering a four-year doctoral degree program in an effort to expand independent research capacity in HIV-associated malignancies in Uganda.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified advaced studies for doctorate degree by coursework and research offered jointly by Makerere University and the University of Washington, seattle, USA in one of the following research tracks:

1. Non-AIDS Defining Malignancies

2. Clinical and Translational Research

3. Loboratory Medicine Research

Candidates must have the following Qualifications

1. Be a citizen of Uganda

2. Hold a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery(or equivalent)

3. Hold a masters degree in a Health related discipline

4. Have the ability to obtain a US scholar visa.

Egligible candidates must have a demonstrated strong academic performance track record, as well as a clear career path as demonstrated by their employment record. Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

Number of Scholaships: There is one fully funded scholarship.

Submission of Application

Candidates must their full application by email (Address below) and will include the following:

1. An uptodate curriculum vital(include a list of publications, if any, and gaps in employment record since leaving school must be explained).

2. Copies of revelant certified academic transcripts, certified academic transcripts, certificates and medical licences.

3. A one -page(500 words or less, in English) statement of purpose that explains how this program would extend your previous experience to allow you advance the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment or cancer in Uganda.

4. Two letter of reference, one academic referee who has taught or supervised the candidate during his/her training, and one professional referee who has supervised the candidate at work. (Applicants should in indicated the names of the referrers in theirs submission but the actual letters will be submitted to the email below directly by the referrers.)

Submission Deadline: April 13, 2015

Notification of Selection: June, 2015

Start of Coursework: September, 2015

Applications should be submitted to the following email address:


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