The University of Sussex Experimental Particle Physics group plays a critically important role in a number of experiments at the frontiers of our knowledge of particle physics, with main involvement in: the ATLAS experiment and its upgrades at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, the SNO+ neutrinoless double beta decay experiment at SNOLAB (Canada), the NOvA and DUNE neutrino oscillation experiments at Fermilab (USA), and the Neutron EDM experiment at PSI (Switzerland).
We are presently offering several fully funded studentships on these experiments available to UK and EU nationals for a September 2017 start. Funded studentships cover a tax free bursary (£14,553 per annum in 2017/18) and home/EU fees for 3.5 years. Additional financial support is provided to cover short-term and long-term travel. Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held in February and March. There are also funding opportunities for non-EU students to work on projects in our group through a China Scholarship Council/Sussex joint scholarship (open to Chinese nationals) and the Sussex Chancellor’s International Research Scholarship (open to any nationality).
Type of award
£14553 (2017-18) per annum tax-free bursary and waiver of fees each year for 3.5 years. Full-time study
You should have a physics or related degree, or be due to graduate before September 2018.
Further details on our entry requirements can be found at http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/degrees/mathematical-and-physical-sciences/physics-phd
Apply through the Sussex on-line system
State in the Funding Information section of the application form that you would like to apply for this studentship, giving the title of the project as above.
Applications should include a CV, as well as transcripts of marks obtained on your degree(s) and the names and contact details of two academic referees. Please also include an overview of why you are suitable for this position and your reasons for applying.
Early application is advised. The studentship will be allocated as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held from April 2018 until the positions have been filled.
Start date at Sussex: 24th September 2018
First payment of the award bursary: 1st October 2018
This is a full-time studentship. With agreement of the supervisor the student may take on a limited amount of teaching, for which additional payment will be made.
The award includes an additional training grant of £1250 p.a. for short courses, books, travel, conferences etc.
The Experimental Particle Physics Group research webpages can be found here:
Informal enquiries should be send to Dr Clark Griffith
Enquiries about your eligibility, the progress of your application and admission to Sussex, should be sent to Rebecca Foster
For more information, please visit: www.sussex.ac.uk.
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