School of Bisciences - Doctoral Training Partnership in Bioscience, University of Nottingham

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School of Bisciences - Doctoral Training Partnership in Bioscience
Closing Date
Monday, 16th July 2012
Job Type
Research & Teaching
School of Biosciences

<p><strong>School of Bisciences - Doctoral Training Partnership in Bioscience</strong></p> <p>BBSRC Studentships in Biorenewables and Bioenergy<br /> The University of Nottingham, in partnership with Rothamsted Research (RRes), has a world class reputation in Bioenergy and Biorenewables.&nbsp; The University has been awarded a BBSRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) which includes a number of PhD Studentships to work on biocatalytic systems for manufacturing biofuels, platform chemicals, pharmaceutical intermediates and biotherapeutics.&nbsp; Students receive a general training in the first six months, including a series of 3 mini-projects which provide experience of working in different research areas.&nbsp; At the end of the first six months, you will choose from a selection of interdisciplinary projects in Bioenergy and Biorenewables.&nbsp; The projects will focus on the science and engineering of the microbial and enzymatic processes (including the interface with process chemistry) and with a strong emphasis on systems biology, systems chemistry and systems engineering.&nbsp; Many of the projects include collaborative links with industry.&nbsp; Details of project areas are available at: Biorenewables and Bioprocessing Research Group;&nbsp; Bioenergy ;&nbsp; - Clostridia Research Group (CRG). <br /> Applications are invited from students with backgrounds in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, or related disciplines who have or expect to graduate with a first or upper second, MSc or equivalent.&nbsp; <br /> Funding is available for four years from Autumn 2012.&nbsp; This studentship includes a three-month full-time placement outside of the research environment.&nbsp; <br /> Further information regarding the DTP is available at: <a href=""></a></p> <p>Eligibility for full funding is restricted to UK (fees and stipend).&nbsp; EU students are eligible for fees only awards, unless the applicants fulfil the residency criteria for a full award.&nbsp;</p> <p>Applicants should go to <a href=""></a> to download the application and reference forms.&nbsp; Applications should include a fully completed application form, CV and two references.&nbsp; Application forms and CVs should be named in the following format: SURNAME-initial-DTP_IBB-application.doc (.docx or.pdf) and SURNAME-initial-DTP_IBB-cv.doc (.docx or.pdf)&nbsp; e.g. SMITH-A-DTP&not;_IBB-application.doc</p> <p>Applications should be sent via email with the subject line &lsquo;BBSRC DTP IBB&rsquo; to <a href=""></a> by the deadline:&nbsp; Noon, Monday 16th July 2012.&nbsp;</p> <p>References should be sent directly from the referees to <a href=""></a> by the deadline:&nbsp; Noon, Monday 16th July 2012.&nbsp; (further details are on the reference form).&nbsp;</p> <p>Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will not be considered.&nbsp; <br /> Please note that two references are required for each applicant and that it is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that these are submitted by their referees by the deadline.&nbsp; Please ensure that referees are sent both the referee report form to complete, and the associated guidance notes, in plenty of time. <br /> Previous applicants need not apply.<br /> Enquiries should be sent to:&nbsp; <a href=""></a><br /> <strong>Please quote ref: BBSRC DTP<br /> Closing date:&nbsp; Noon, Monday 16th July 2012.&nbsp; </strong></p>

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