A full-time PhD studentship is available for brightest students in the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
The award is available for international students to work on a research project in Digital Twin Technology in Train Servicing and Maintenance and want to start their PhD degree in October 2019.
The successful applicants will get an annual stipend of £17.009 plus payment of their full-time home tuition fees for a period of 36 months.
Successful candidates must have a first degree at or equivalent to 2:1 or above in a suitable engineering discipline, e.g. mechanical engineering, systems engineering, mechatronics, or similar. A Master’s level qualification is desirable but not essential. You must also be eligible for home tuition fees.
Demonstrable practical engineering ability through project work is expected. Relevant experience in autonomous systems or mechatronics is an advantage. In addition, he/she should be highly motivated, able to work in a team and have good communication skills.
How to Apply
If you wish to apply, please email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org AND email@example.com
Applicants need to upload the supporting documents that include a CV, a brief research proposal on digital twins, 5-10 pages should be sufficient, copies of your degree certificate(s) and transcript(s), Evidence of your English language capability to IELTS 6.5, and Names and contact details for two academic referees.
The closing date of the applications for this position is August 26, 2019