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PhD Studentship in Micron Diamond Processing of Advanced Ceramics

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    Prof X Chen
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Project Description

Applications are invited for a fully funded full-time PhD studentship in the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Laboratory, at the General Engineering Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University. This studentship is fully funded by Liverpool John Moores University and Element Six Ltd – a world renowned synthetic industrial diamond supplier.

The project aims to develop new test methods for micron diamond processing assessments in considering various application demands and characterising the results on diamond breakdown and performance. The successful candidate will work closely with industrial partners to apply the new techniques to broad industrial productions.

The PhD programme will be undertaken on a full-time basis over two to three years depending upon the applicant’s qualifications.
The expected start date is 1st March 2016.

If you are interested in working in this exciting research area and have any questions about the suitability of your degree and experience, please feel free to contact us. Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Xun Chen (email: [Email Address Removed] tel: 0151 231 2169).

Official applications should be made via LJMU’s online application process using the following link:
Please be sure to quote reference XC/HP/001 and also the title of the PhD in your application.
When applying please submit the following supporting documents; (i) A full CV, please make sure to include your nationality, full home address and contact details (ii) Copies of certificates, transcripts, (iii) Two academic references (signed, dated and on official letterhead).

The closing date for applications is Sunday 31st January 2016.

Funding Notes

Fully funded full-time PhD Studentship
Candidates should have a good degree in mechanical engineering, materials science, physics, manufacturing or other related disciplines. Work experience in materials science, machining process monitoring and instrumentation will be an advantage. We are looking for an outstanding, highly motivated individual with the relevant background to work in our vibrant research team.

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