PhD Studentship in Developing Skills and Capabilities for Industry 4.0
University of Cambridge - Department of Engineering
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||Not specified|
|Placed on:||3rd November 2016|
|Closes:||16th December 2016|
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To identify and characterise the skills and capabilities required for manufacturing engineers within the era of digital manufacturing / 'Industry 4.0' (see www.dfab.info).
Combination of qualitative and quantitative methods to:
- Identify, characterise and map the skills/capabilities required within Industry 4.0;
- Explore the mechanisms for individuals/organisations to acquire such skills/capabilities;
- Define curricula for manufacturing within Industry
- (across fulltime education and professional development).
- Definition of skills/capabilities required within Industry 4.0, and interdependencies among them;
- Understanding of strategies for developing these skills within current and future workforce;
- Guidance for those responsible for skills and capability development at the national, university and firm levels.
With, or expected to gain a high 2:1, preferably a 1st class honours degree in industrial / manufacturing engineering A good knowledge or experience of skills / capabilities development
This EPSRC funded studentship is available for Home and EU students. Home students and certain EU students will receive a full studentship including fees and Maintenance. EU students will receive a fees only award. Details on eligibility can be found of EPSRC Web site: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/skills/students/help/eligibility/. Overseas students are not eligible and should not apply.
Applications should be made on-line via the Cambridge Graduate Admissions Office before the deadline: http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/gradadmissions/prospec/apply/ with Dr Tim Minshall identified as the potential supervisor.
The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.
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