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Position: PhD Studentship - H. Walter Stern in Chemical Engineering
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Chemical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Department of Chemical Engineering at University College London (UCL) is seeking an exceptional graduate student to be the recipient of the prestigious H. Walter Stern Scholarship. The research project can be in any area where the department is active (Catalysis & Reaction Engineering, Multiphase Systems, Electrochemical Engineering, Product & Process Systems Engineering, Molecular & Engineering Thermodynamics) as long as it applies a Nature-Inspired Engineering approach. Projects are widespread and range from fuel cells to self-healing materials, molecular engineering and fluidised beds
Requirements: The candidate will have or be expected to obtain a First Class Honours degree from a UK MEng level programme or its overseas equivalent (e.g., a 4-year undergraduate degree) in chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science, physics or an associated discipline. The ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment that tackles questions across various fields of Chemical Engineering is expected. Effective written and verbal communication skills, good time-management, excellent attention to detail and the ability to work in a team are essential
   
Text: PhD Studentship - H. Walter Stern in Chemical Engineering , - Ref:1856222 Click here to go back to search results UCL Department / Division Department of Chemical Engineering Location of position London Duration of Studentship 4 years Stipend £17,264 per annum Vacancy Information The Department of Chemical Engineering at University College London (UCL) is seeking an exceptional graduate student to be the recipient of the prestigious H. Walter Stern Scholarship. The research project can be in any area where the department is active ( Catalysis & Reaction Engineering, Multiphase Systems, Electrochemical Engineering, Product & Process Systems Engineering, Molecular & Engineering Thermodynamics) as long as it applies a Nature-Inspired Engineering approach. Projects are widespread and range from fuel cells to self-healing materials, molecular engineering and fluidised beds. H. Walter Stern was an alumnus of the department, who undertook a diploma course in Chemical Engineering in 1941. Mr Stern left a legacy in his will to the Ramsay Memorial Department of Chemical Engineering, to support teaching and research and this generous gift has been used to set up this PhD studentship. Studentship Description The scheme aims to provide one new research student per year with the exceptional opportunity to work within their chosen research field to undertake a PhD programme at a world class research institution. The successful candidate will receive full tuition fees (UK, EU or Overseas) for 3 years, and a generous stipend and a research consumables fund for up to 3.5 years. Person Specification The candidate will have or be expected to obtain a First Class Honours degree from a UK MEng level programme or its overseas equivalent (e.g., a 4-year undergraduate degree) in chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science, physics or an associated discipline. The ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment that tackles questions across various fields of Chemical Engineering is expected. Effective written and verbal communication skills, good time-management, excellent attention to detail and the ability to work in a team are essential. Eligibility Applicants should be confident that they are able to demonstrate outstanding academic performance before applying for this scholarship scheme. Applications should be supported by a CV, a personal statement specifying you are applying for the Stern Scholarship and how you will use a nature-inspired engineering approach for the research subject you are interested in (approx. 1000 words and no more than 2 pages), and at least two recommendation letters, and must be submitted online at: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/apply The successful candidate will receive written confirmation of their scholarship by 1 March 2020. Any offer of a PhD place will be conditional on a final interview by the Department and - if applicable - on the candidate receiving the required qualifications. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact chemeng-phdenquiries@ucl.ac.uk Contact name Dr Mark Tilse Contact details chemeng-phdenquiries@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 26 Jan 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Studentship Start Date September 2020 This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role. Job description
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