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EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems – Call for Applications for 4-year Funded PhD and EngD Studentships

21 fully-funded 4-year Phd/EngD studentships at the EPSRC & SFI CDT in Advanced Metallic Systems in Sheffield, Manchester and Dublin

Applications have closed for the academic year beginning October 2021. Please check back from November when applications will reopen for projects starting October 2022.

AMS CDT aims to develop the next generation of metallurgy professionals who can create, shape, and deliver the national vision for UK and RoI metals manufacturing. We will equip you with a versatile and cross-disciplinary skill set to meet the most complex emerging challenges and contribute effectively to a sustainable world-leading metals sector.

Our training programme includes an initial 6-month conversion for graduates from STEM disciplines into materials and metallurgy, followed by a 3.5 year doctoral project combined with a professional skills training programme in years 2, 3 and 4. Please see https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/metallicscdt for the course structure.

The CDT’s research and training activities capitalise on four internationally recognised R&D Universities – The University of Sheffield, The University of Manchester, Dublin City University and University College Dubin. Our facilities include the world-class Henry Royce Institute and Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in the UK, and the and I-Form Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Dublin.

AMS CDT provides four-year fees and maintenance studentship funded by industry, EPSRC, SFI and the partner universities. Applications are to advertised projects with academic supervisors and industry partners. Please see our website https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/metallicscdt for project adverts. Our studentships are open to candidates that meet the ‘3-years in the UK/Ireland’ residency requirement. Applicants should have (or expect to obtain by the start date) at least a good 2.1 degree in a Bachelors or Masters in an engineering, science or maths discipline and an IELTS qualification above 7.0.

AMSCDT actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.