The Open University School of Physical Sciences, STEM Faculty, invites applications for full-time PhD studentships for an October 2019 start; projects are divided into different categories based on the disciplines and the range of backgrounds expected from applicants:
- Physics Education
- Planetary and Space Science
- Space Instrumentation
There are likely to be at least 10 full-time PhD studentships available, funded by STFC and the OU.
The research studentships provide a maintenance grant of £14,777 per year (2018-2019 rate) and all academic fees are covered.
Scientific proposals for each of the PhD projects, along with information about training, the School of Physical Sciences and how to apply can be found at the following address: http://www.open.ac.uk/science/physical-science/job-and-studentshipopportunities
Note that you may apply for multiple projects if you wish and that applications are welcome from UK-based, non-UK and non-EU applicants. If you would like to apply then please send a completed application form, an up to date CV, list of individual courses taken and grades obtained, personal statement, plus any other relevant information that you think may support your case for consideration, together with an indication of project(s) of interest to STEM-SPS-Phd-Admin@open.ac.uk
General enquiries about PhDs in the School of Physical Sciences should be directed to Postgraduate Tutor: Prof. Andrew Norton (email@example.com).
Interview date: 14/15 March 2019