PhD Studentships in Space Instrumentation

The Open University

PhD 3 years Milton Keynes, UK

Uploaded 29 Apr 2020

Job Description

The School of Physical Sciences at The Open University invites applications for full-time PhD studentships in the Space Instrumentation research discipline. The available projects are: 

Up to two full-time PhD studentships, funded by the STFC and the OU, are available. The 3-year research studentships provide a maintenance grant of £15,009 per year (2019-2020 rate) and all academic fees are covered.

How to apply

If you would like to apply then please read the guidance on applying for a PhD studentship here and send a completed application form - home and EU students or application form - overseas students, an up to date CV, list of individual courses taken and grades obtained, a personal statement, plus any other relevant information that you think may support your case for consideration, together with an outline of project(s) of interest to STEM-SPS-PhD by the application deadline. You do not need to submit a research proposal for any of these projects, as they are already defined by us. You are encouraged to contact the lead supervisor of the project(s) for any informal enquiries.

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th May 2020
Interviews will take place remotely on 5th June 2020

We are committed to widening participation and awarding PhD studentships to a diverse community of applicants. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups.

Equal Opportunity is University policy.

Person Specification

Please see full PhD studentship description for specific skills.

A first class or upper second class MSc/BSc degree in Physics, Electronic Engineering or a related discipline.