Engineering and the Built Environment PhD Studentships
The School of Engineering and the Built Environment is delighted to be able to offer a number of funded PhD positions under a new scholarship scheme. The scholarships will be based in one of our subject group areas: Construction and Surveying; Civil, Transport and Environmental Engineering; Mechanical Engineering and Design; and, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics. The School has a clear research plan focused around 4 principal themes:
- Smart Places – designing the next generation of where we live, work and play
- Health and Wellbeing – using technology to keep us fit, active and independent
- Sustainability and Resilience – making the best possible use of our natural resources
- Tools and Methods – developing new approaches to improve engineering
The School is also home to the Transport Research Institute and the Institute for Sustainable Construction.
What we are looking for
- A background in any area of engineering, built environment, design or technology-related disciplines, with a proposed project focus in one of the above areas preferred.
- Candidates should have, or expect to achieve, a strong undergraduate degree (2:1 or above). Those with a relevant Masters degree or those with practical experience in research or industry are also encouraged to apply.
Studentships will have an annual stipend, currently £14,772 and registration fees will be paid in full for UK / EU students. Some travel expenses to attend appropriate international conferences and seminars will be available. Studentships are available from March 2020 for three years (subject to satisfactory progression).
Application closing date: Friday 6th December 2019 (midnight GMT)
Selection interviews will take place shortly after the closing date.
To apply, please send a copy of your CV; proposed project title; reasons for applying; and proposed project description (500 words max) to: firstname.lastname@example.org