Two 3.5-Years D.Phil. Studentships at University of Oxford in UK

Two 3.5-Years D.Phil. Studentships at University of Oxford in UK

The Department of Engineering Science at University of Oxford is pleased to announce the two 3.5-year D.Phil. studentships for the academic year 2019/2020.

The studentship is available to UK or EU nationals only. During this programme you will develop research skills and apply cutting-edge experimental and theoretical techniques to make new breakthroughs in the emerging field of Guest@MOF sensing technology.

Each studentship covers a stipend (tax-free maintenance grant) of £22,000 p.a. for the first year, and at least this amount for a further 2.5 years. For more details please check the information given below.  Good Luck!!


Prospective candidates will be judged according to how well they meet the following criteria:

·         A first class or high upper second class honours degree in Engineering Science, Physics, Nanoscience, Materials or Chemistry

·         Experience of materials-oriented research demonstrated by a publication in an international conference, journal, or a first-class final year project report

·         Excellent English written and spoken communication skills

·         UK or EU nationals are eligible only.

The following skills are desirable but not essential:

·         Experience of nanomaterials characterization techniques (for studentship 1);

·         Experience of ab initioquantum mechanical computational techniques (for studentship 2);

How to Apply

Interested applicants are strongly advised to contact Professor Tan ( with a copy of their CV before making a formal application. However, please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Candidates must submit a graduate application form and are expected to meet the graduate admissions criteria. Details are available on the Engineering course page of the University website.  Further details about making a graduate application are available at You are strongly advised to look at the application requirements early on and not wait until the deadline. The application should be filled in with a start date of January 2019.

The last date of the application is 26 July, 2019.

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