PhD Studentship - Mathematics Teaching Assistantships

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Jul 2020

Duration of Studentship - 4 years

Applications are invited for PhD funding opportunities in the UCL Department of Mathematics starting in September 2020. Applicants will be considered for the following sources of PhD funding:

- EPSRC Studentships
- Teaching Assistantships
- DSTL Studentship

Details of each type of funding can be found below.

Successful candidates will be admitted to the MPhil/PhD programme in Mathematics.

Studentship Description

EPSRC funding will cover tuition fees at Home/EU rate plus a stipend of approximately £17,285 per annum based on the standard rate. This will be tenable for four years.

Teaching Assistantships last for four years and will cover tuition fees at Home/EU rate plus a stipend of approximately £17,285 per annum based on the standard EPSRC rate. Teaching Assistants will spend up to 25% of their time teaching and marking, and the rest devoted to research towards their PhD.

DSTL Studentship: to work on the project “Modelling in Forensics” supervised by Professor Helen Wilson (helen.wilson@ucl.ac.uk ). This studentship will cover tuition fees at Home/EU rate plus a stipend of approximately £17,285 per annum based on the standard rate. This will be tenable for four years.

Person Specification

Applicants should possess a good honours degree (1st Class ) in mathematics, or an equivalent qualification from other countries.

Eligibility

1) Identify one or more potential PhD supervisors within the Department of Mathematics at UCL. See https://www.ucl.ac.uk/maths/people/academic-staff .

2) Send an email to either Dr Christian Boehmer (Applied Mathematics) c.boehmer@ucl.ac.uk or Dr John Talbot (Pure Mathematics) j.talbot@ucl.ac.uk to inform us that you wish to be considered for PhD funding and naming one or more potential PhD supervisors.

3) Apply for the MPhil/PhD programme in Mathematics at UCL, 2020/21 entry, by completing the UCL Postgraduate Application on-line form available at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/apply

Contact name - Adrianna Mickiewicz

Contact details - a.mickiewicz@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Latest time for the submission of applications - 23:59

Interview date - Skype 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.


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