Kings College London Funded PhD Studentships in Faculty of Natural, Mathematics & Engineering Sciences
King’s College London is an internationally renowned university with a distinguished history of delivering exceptional education and world-leading research. We are proud to be offering studentships in the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences across our departments of Chemistry, Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics and Physics with the opportunity to study for a PhD in Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Applied and Pure Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics.
Our dynamic community of postgraduate students engage in interdisciplinary research across a range of departments and research centres and are supported by supervisors who are international experts in their field. Our recently launched NMES Graduate School provides information about our PhD’s, Centre’s for Doctorial Training and Research Centres, and offers the opportunity to discover the research being conducted within the faculty. As part of this we have developed a training and event program for PGR students to experience an exciting and creative research community across the faculty and departments. Join us now as we embark on a period of ambitious growth, supported by significant university investment, which aims to build upon our current strengths, delivering world class research, education, and innovation.
Applications are invited for Faculty Studentships, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Studentships, and Science and Technology Facilities Research Council (STFC) Studentships in the Departments of Chemistry, Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics and Physics at King’s College London, to start in the 2023/24 academic year.
The Studentships are funded for 3/3.5/4 years depending on the project to cover the full cost of Home tuition fees, also a limited number of international fee waivers for EPSRC Studentships are available, plus a stipend bursary of £19,668 per annum, including London Allowance (the stipend bursary will rise each year to reflect the standard research council rates).
All PhD students are expected to engage with the activities of their department, including contributing to their departments teaching, for which separate payment will be made. Teaching helps students develop skills for future roles and training and mentoring in teaching and learning in higher education will be provided. Successful applicants will be expected to attend the Faculty’s Preparing to Teach course should they undertake additional teaching duties.
At King’s and within the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences, we welcome all applicants and are deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities so that the university is an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to study, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. The University and the Faculty are committed to Athena Swan Awards, King’s Race Equality Charter engagement, our participation in Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, and support for those with disabilities.
Applicants should refer to their chosen PhD department’s entry requirements.
How to apply
Candidates must apply via King’s Apply online application system. Details are available at How to apply - King's College London (kcl.ac.uk).
Please indicate your desired supervisor and quote the research group if appropriate e.g. [[group name]] in your application and all correspondence. Also please provide the requested application documents as detailed by the department you are applying too.
The selection process will involve a pre-selection on application documents, if selected this will be followed by an invitation to an interview. If successful at the interview, an offer will be provided in due time.
Please refer to the Department you are applying to for PhD application deadlines.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Offers may be made to exceptional candidates before the deadline and late applications may be considered if studentships are still available.