UCL Department / Division
London Centre for Nanotechnology
Location of position
Duration of Studentship
£17,009 increasingly annually with inflation
Applications are invited for a fully funded EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship to work with Prof Rachel McKendry (London Centre for Nanotechnology and Division of Medicine) on Quantum Materials for Early Disease Diagnosis, affiliated to the i-sense EPSRC IRC Next Steps Award in Agile Early Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Disease and Antimicrobial Resistance ( www.i-sense.org.uk ).
We seek to recruit an outstanding engineer/physical scientist to build a new generation of quantum sensors for early disease diagnosis at the point of care. This exciting PhD project is aligned to the i-sense EPSRC IRC, a large interdisciplinary research collaboration, led by UCL, which aims to detect infectious diseases much earlier than ever before (Director Prof Rachel McKendry).
The research will aim to harness the unique properties of quantum materials to develop an ultra-sensitive diagnostic devices to detect the very early stages of infection. This project will involve the use of novel materials and optical detection systems.
Suitable candidates for this post will have a first or 2:1 class honours undergraduate degree and/or a post-graduate masters qualification in any of the following disciplines: Engineering, material science, physics, chemistry or a related discipline.
Applicants must be meet the EPSRC eligibility conditions to be eligible for the award – in summary this typically means that applicants must have no restrictions on their right to live in the UK permanently and have been resident in the UK for three years immediately prior to the studentship commencing. EU Citizens who have not been residing in the UK for the past 3 years may be eligible for a fees only award. Please see EPSRC’s website for further details: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/skills/students/help/eligibility/
To apply, please email your CV to Prof Rachel McKendry, email@example.com
Professor Rachel McKendry
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21 Jun 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications
Studentship Start Date
1 October 2019
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