Funded EPSRC PhD studentship on offer
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering to take part in a new research project: Group III-Nitride Semiconductor Light Emitting Devices.
About the project
Start date: July 2012
Funding: Stipend of £13,950 per year for three and a half years.
Applications are sought from candidates with a strong academic background in Physics, Chemistry, Electronic Engineering or Materials Science to join a multi-disciplinary team for an EPSRC studentship to study for a PhD in innovative Group III-Nitride light emitting devices.
The research is being conducted as part of a major EPSRC funded project called "Lighting the Future" carried out in collaboration with the Universities of Cambridge, Manchester, Strathclyde and Bath with the goal of reducing energy consumption in lighting.
How to apply
Apply online selecting 'MPhil/PhD Research in Electronic and Electrical Engineering (full-time). When asked for finance information, enter ‘Applying for PhD studentship: Group III-Nitride Semiconductor Light Emitting Devices’.
The studentship is available for students with British or EU citizenship. Applicants should have a degree in engineering, design or a related area, and should have experience in: product design and in the use of computer-aided design tools; and ideally, life cycle assessment methods. Closing date for applications is 31st May 2012.
For more details on the project please contact lead project supervisor Dr Duncan Allsopp.