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Current Vacancies

PhD Project Title: Closing the Loop: Next Generation Solutions in Fully Traceable Re-usable Packaging for the Automotive Industry

Funding source: EPSRC I-CASE Award

Sponsor Company: GEFCO

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award: £15,285 + £3,000 industrial top up (top up is subject to funding) for 4 years

Available to UK and EU nationals

Start date: The successful applicant needs to be able to start their doctoral studies by 19th October 2020.

PhD in Micromobility Transport Modelling

Funding source: EPSRC DTP

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award: £15,285 for 3.5 years

Available to UK nationals

Start date: The successful applicant needs to be able to start their doctoral studies by 19th October 2020.

PhD in the Impact of Online Information on Individual Decision-making and Well-being

Funding source: WMG

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award: £15,285

Available to UK and EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Advances in Processing and Properties of Polymer Composites using Tailor made Resins

Funding source: EPSRC I-CASE Award

Sponsor Company: The Falcon Project Ltd

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award: £15,285 + £3,000 industrial top up (top up is subject to funding) for 4 years

Available to UK and EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start early October 2020, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Impact Evaluation of Outreach Initiatives in Engineering Education: Developing a Holistic Measurement Framework

Funding source: Lord Bhattacharyya Award

Stipend: The award will cover full tuition fees and carries a stipend of £15,285 per annum for 3.5 years

Available to UK nationals. International students interested to apply for this position will need to cover the difference between UK and international tuition fees themselves.

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start on 5th October 2020, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in the Bendability of Ultra-high Strength Steels for Heavy Duty and Yellow Goods Vehicles

Funding source: WCPRS funding with Tata Steel

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award: £15,285 + £1,000 industrial top up (top up is subject to funding) for 3.5 years

Available to UK nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in the Advanced Manufacture of Instrumented Smart Batteries

Stipend: £15,285 for 3 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in High Temperature Considerations around Battery Performance and Approaches to Mitigating Associated Degradation Effects in Li-ion/Polymer Batteries

Sponsor Company: HMGCC

Stipend: £18,285 for 3.5 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Safe and Explainable AI

Funding source: Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP)

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award - £15,285 for 3 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Intelligent Cyber-Physical Connectors for Digital Twins of Steel Pipes and Structural Hollow Sections

Funding source: EPSRC iCase

Sponsor Company: Tata Steel

Stipend: £18,009 for 4 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: September/October 2020

PhD in High-speed X-ray Imaging for Manufacturing: Reconstruction and Data Optimisation

Funding source: EPSRC iCase

Sponsor Company: TESCAN

Stipend: £18,009 for 4 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Steel By-Product Treatment for High-Value Commercial Use

Funding source: EPSRC iCase

Sponsor Company: Tata Steel

Stipend: £18,009 for 4 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: October 2020

CDT programme to Advance the Deployment of Future Mobility Technologies (CDT FMT)

Funding Source: The Centre for Doctoral Training

Stipend: £19,000 (tax free) per annum

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: August 2020

PhD in Manufacturing of Thermoplastic Composites

Funding source: WMG Studentship

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award - £15,009 for 3 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start Date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss