The studentship provides funding for 4 years. While in Singapore, A*Star will provide financial support including a living allowance, a one-off “settling-in allowance”, a one-time airfare allowance, consumables and bench fees, cost of medical insurance. While in Sheffield, the Scholarship covers tuition fees and pays a stipend at the UK rate ((£15,009 per annum)
Eligibility and Requirements
- Residency restrictions - awards are open to UK and EU applicants only.
- Academic requirements: applicants should have, or expect to achieve a first or upper second class UK honours degree (or equivalent qualifications gained outside the UK in an appropriate area of study).
- Candidates are expected to have a background in one of the following fields: Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Micro/soft-robotics, Material Science, Electrical Engineering, MEMS, Control, Mechatronics, or a related field.
- Applicants with other qualifications or experience should contact the Department’s Research Support Officer so that we can check on your eligibility.
Please send your CV to Dr Shuhei Miyashita with a cover paragraph stating your interests and suitability for the role. Email title ‘Microrobots for Advanced Manufacturing and Healthcare’. Please indicate/confirm within this message, if you meet our minimum English Language requirements, and provide evidence of this:
Closing date: Monday, 22.07.2019. We highly encourage applicants to apply in advance of this date. This is because we will require shortlisted applicants to submit a formal application which will require a set of official documents to be uploaded, which may take time to prepare.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to submit a formal application shortly after the initial closing date, with instructions on how to submit this formal application via the University's online application system (which must be completed by Monday 5 August 2019).
The Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC) is a contemporary platform built upon strong public-private partnerships. The ARTC is led by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), in partnership with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). ARTC has a membership consortium with over 65 members, ranging from global multinational corporations (MNCs) to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ARTC focuses on advanced manufacturing and remanufacturing and serves to accelerate the transfer of innovation from applied research to industrial applications.
Nanyang Technological University is ranked 12th globally by the 2019 QS World University Rankings, and is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The University offers a high-quality global education to undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will enjoy a host of opportunities for research collaboration within NTU, and with world-leading universities and renowned institutes.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 21.80
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