Mathematics PhD Teaching Assistantships and Studentships at UCL



Applications are invited for PhD funding opportunities in the UCL Department of Mathematics starting in September 2013.

Studentship Description

Applicants will be considered for the following sources of PhD funding:

  • 5 Teaching Assistantships
  • EPSRC studentship funding
  • Departmental nominations for UCL Graduate Research Scholarships
  • Various individual PhD studentships
  • Departmental nominations for Overseas Research Scholarships (non EU applicants only)

Details of each type of funding can be found below. 

Person Specification
Successful candidates will be admitted to the MPhil/PhD programme in Mathematics (Pure or Applied).

The Teaching Assistantships last for 4 years and will cover tuition fees at UK/EU rate plus a stipend of approximately £15,590 per annum based on the standard EPSRC rate.  Teaching Assistants will spend 25% of their time teaching and the rest devoted to research towards their PhD.

EPSRC funding will cover tuition fees at UK/EU rate plus a stipend of approximately £15,590 per annum based on the standard EPSRC rate.  This is tenable for 3 or 4 years (exact duration to be confirmed).

UCL Graduate Research Scholarships, tenable for 3 years, will cover tuition fees at UK/EU rate plus a stipend of approximately £15,590 per annum based on the standard EPSRC rate.

Overseas Research Scholarships (non EU applications only), tenable for 3 or 4 years, cover the difference in PhD fees between Overseas and UK/EU rates. Successful candidates may also be nominated for a Dean’s Prize, providing scholarships up to the value of UCL student fees.  http://www.ucl.ac.uk/beams/phd/funding/deans.

REQUIREMENTS
Applicants should possess a good honours degree (1st class or 2:1 minimum) in Mathematics, or an equivalent qualification from other countries.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants should apply for the MPhil/PhD programme in Mathematics at UCL, 2013 entry, by completing the UCL Graduate Application on-line form for Research Degrees available at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate-study/graduate-study/application-admission and send an up to date CV and a covering letter/email confirming that the on-line graduate application has been submitted and indicating that they are applying for PhD funding directly to the Department.  If there is any particular source of funding for which applicants do not wish to be considered, they should state this clearly in their covering letter/email.

Please note that the offer of an MPhil/PhD place is separate from decisions regarding funding.

DETAILS
Deadline for receipt of completed applications is midnight on Monday 4 February 2013.

Interviews are planned for 11 & 12 February 2013. The start date will be September 2013. 

Address for applications:
Prof Valery Smyshlyaev (Applied); Dr John Talbot (Pure)
Department of Mathematics
University College London
London  WC1E 6BT
[email protected] or [email protected]

For Further information and to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button below or visit: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maths/vacancies

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