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Innovative Vacuum Insulation Panels for Cold Chain Equipment

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Tuesday, January 02, 2018
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

Applications are invited from enthusiastic individuals for ONE full time PhD studentship funded by a large international conglomerate within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences. The studentship is for a period of 3 years (36 months) effective 2nd January 2018 or earlier, by negotiation. The successful applicant will receive an annual stipend of £16,553 plus payment of their full time Home/EU OR international tuition fees, whichever is applicable. this research programme is being funded by a large international Corporation and the successful candidate will, after graduation, have an employment opportunity in the Global Technology Organisation at the Corporation.

Project Details:
Brunel University London has an internationally established reputation for high quality research into advanced insulation and efficient energy use in the built environment. The successful applicant will join a project team that is contributing to research focused on developing innovative vacuum insulation for cold chain equipment. As part of the project, you will be expected to travel overseas, (including to the USA, Japan and China) to present progress to stakeholders.

Please contact Dr Harjit Singh at for an informal discussion about the studentship and/or the research project you would contribute to.

How to Apply
Please email your application comprising all of the documents listed below by Noon on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 to :

• Your up-to-date CV;
• A one A4 page personal statement setting out why you are a suitable candidate (i.e.: your skills and experience);
• Your degree transcripts and/or certificates;
• Evidence of English language skills to IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent, with 6.0 in all sections), if appropriate;
• Name and contact details for two academic referees.

Interviews will take place in person or by Skype on Friday 12th January 2018.

Funding Notes

The studentship is for a period of 3 years (36 months) effective 1st March 2018 or earlier, by negotiation. The successful applicant will receive an annual stipend of £16,553 plus payment of their full time Home/EU OR international tuition fees, whichever is applicable.

Applicants will have or expect to receive a first degree at 2:1 or above in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or similar numerate discipline. A postgraduate Masters degree is an advantage but not essential. Overseas applicants must demonstrate they have English language skills to IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in all sections) or equivalent.

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