Enhanced Stipend of £17,000 per annumUK Applicants Only (due to funding restrictions)
The School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh is pleased to offer up to eleven 42 month PhD studentships in areas such as Renewable Energy, Carbon Capture and Storage, Biomedical Engineering, Fire Safety Engineering, Next Generation Telecommunications, and Neural Computing.
As a successful applicant you will have a good Honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant science or engineering discipline, possibly supported by an MSc Degree. You will join our community of almost 300 PhD students to undertake exciting and vibrant research working with world leading researchers in a multi-national, multi-cultural, environment. Provided you are either a UK national or meet the EPSRC residence criteria you will receive a tax free stipend of £17,000 (in the first year) rising to £18,500 in year 4. In addition you will be expected to undertake up to six hours of teaching/demonstrating per week in term time and to participate in training events organised by the Graduate School of Engineering and the University’s Institute for Academic Development. There is no fixed start date for these awards, but you will be expected to begin your research in the current (2012/13) academic year.
Applications will be considered in any of the areas in which the School of Engineering's five Research Institutes (Materials and Processes, Micro and Nano Systems, Digital Communications, Energy Systems and Infrastructure and Environment) are active.
Please see www.see.ed.ac.uk/drupal/research.html for more details of the research areas in which the School works. Applications should be made through:
Professor D M Ingram, PhD
Institute for Energy Systems
School of Engineering
The University of Edinburgh
The King’s Buildings
Edinburgh EH9 3JL
Tel: +44 (0)131 651 9022
School fax: +44 (0)131 650 6554
Please also apply online: www.see.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply