PhD Studentship: Physical Chemistry

Reference: MA01373

Closing date: 07 July 2013

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2017 in the first instance.

An EPSRC-funded studentship is available in the research group of Professor Stephen Elliott, starting in October 2013 or January 2014, in one of the following areas:

(i) chemical/biochemical sensing for medical diagnostics and environmental monitoring, using MEMS (cantilever) and optical-waveguide sensors;

(ii) computer simulation of novel electronic materials (e.g. phase-change non-volatile memory materials).

Applicants should have, or expect to obtain, at least the equivalent of a II.1 UK honours degree (and preferably a Masters) in physical chemistry, chemical physics, or other relevant discipline. The studentship will cover tuition fees and an annual maintenance grant for EU nationals who satisfy the eligibility requirements of the UK Research Councils.  Owing to funding restrictions, the studentship is not available to non-EU nationals.

Applications should include a CV, and contact details for two professional referees, and should be sent to Professor Stephen Elliott, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EW (email:  Further information about the studentship can be obtained from Professor Elliott.

Please quote reference MA01373 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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