4-Year PhD Studentships in Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Bath, England, United Kingdom
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Job description

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemical Technologies at the University of Bath runs a 4-year integrated PhD programme in Sustainable Chemical Technologies. We are offering fully-funded EPSRC studentships to start in September/October 2017. Apply soon as places have filled quickly in previous years.

If accepted, you will have the opportunity to undertake challenging research, combined with training in scientific, societal and business aspects of sustainability. The CDT is based within the interdisciplinary Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT).

We offer research projects covering a broad spectrum of chemical, biochemical and engineering sciences, relating to issues of sustainability, including:

  • Energy and Water – solar cells, fuel cells and batteries, sustainable water supply, water cycle & human health.
  • Renewable Feedstocks and Industrial Biotechnology – biofuels, biopolymers, biorefineries, platform chemicals.
  • Processes and Manufacturing – reaction engineering, sustainable integrated processes, process intensification, flow chemistry.
  • Healthcare Technologies – synthetic methodology for pharmaceuticals, rapid sensing in hospital environments, infection detection, diagnostic nanomedicines.

Entry requirements:We invite applications from Science and Engineering graduates who have, or expect to obtain, a first or upper second class degree and have a strong interest in Sustainable Technologies.

Further information:Deadline to be considered for the next round of interviews is Wednesday, 15 March 2017.

How to apply

For more details and information on how to apply, visit the CSCT website or get in touch by email.

The University of Bath is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The University of Bath ranks highly in the league tables of UK universities published by a number of national newspapers, including the Times, Independent and Guardian. Its research is internationally respected, and its students are in demand by employers because of the high quality of the teaching offered here.