Closing date: Apply as soon as possible
Closing date: Position is open until filled. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis
Start date: October 2020
Swansea University’s Department of Physics has an opening for an STFC/College of Science funded scholarship in 2020 in Particle Physics and Cosmology Theory. The successful applicant will join the 2020 cohort of the Data Intensive Centre for Doctoral Training, a three-university consortium formed by cognate research groups at the universities of Bristol, Cardiff and Swansea. As well as receiving courses delivered at Swansea in theoretical physics, CDT students will benefit from specialist training in data science, and undertake a six-month placement at a commercial or industrial partner organisation.
Research can be done in several areas of interest within the Particle Physics and Cosmology Theory group at Swansea including:
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview over Skype or Zoom.
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Candidates must have a first, upper second-class honours or a Master's degree with Merit, in a relevant discipline.
Studentships funded by STFC are subject to UK/EU residency eligibility.
For candidates whose first language is not English, we require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in each component) or equivalent. Please visit our website for a list of acceptable English language tests. We prefer candidates to have already met the English Language requirements at the point of application, although this is not a requirement.
This is a 42 month fully-funded STFC scholarship, which covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend. The current stipend is £15,285 per annum.
To apply for this scholarship please complete the College of Science PGR Scholarship Application and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Form, and return them to the College of Science with the following:
Please email the documents to [email protected] with ‘STFC 20-21 CDT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION’ in the email subject header.
Informal enquiries and queries on eligibility for this programme may be directed to the Swansea CDT lead Professor Simon Hands ([email protected]).
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