The successful candidates will be part of a new research project which seeks to employ both top-down (directed evolution) and bottom-up (synthetic biology) engineering of biomethane producing microbial communities with improved functionality. The available PhD studentship will address fundamental questions in understanding and engineering microbial communities, with a particular focus on the development of novel mathematical tools for microbial community modelling.
Awards available:Â 1 award available
Funding Details:Â The Scholarship will pay an annual stipend at the rate of Â£17,000 and tuition fees at the Home/EU rate.
Length of Award: 4 years (PhD)
Eligibility: Due to funding restrictions this studentship is open to UK residents only
Application Details:Â Candidates should have a minimum first or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a suitable Science/Engineering field.
We ask that you send your CV and transcripts for consideration to [email protected]. It is important that you enter the scholarship reference DB-BBSRC in the subject line of your email.
Further information about this studentship can be found on the following webpage: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/study/pg/degree/pgr/project/db
Deadline: 11 July 2013