PhD Studentships

Open University - Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

The Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics invites applications for full-time studentships: projects are divided into different categories based on the disciplines and the range of backgrounds expected from applicants.

  • Anthropogenic Impact
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Evolution of Organisms and Ecosystems

The projects can be viewed at http://www.open.ac.uk/science/environment-earth-ecosystems/phd-studentships-vacancies/2017-phd-studentships 

Funding information
This project is funded by the Central England NERC Training Alliance CENTA.The studentships are fully funded for 3.5 years, covering tuition fees (at UK/EU level) and provides a stipend of £14296 per year. 

Requirements of Candidate
First degree in a relevant science subject. A Masters/MSci/MESci or equivalent experience is desirable. 

How to apply
If you would like to apply the please send an email together with a cover letter outlining why the project is of interest and how your skills match those required, your CV, contact details of 3 academic references, a completed OU application form and a CENTA application form to STEM-EEES-PhD-Student-Recruitment@open.ac.uk

Interviews will take place in Mid-February 2017.

Closing date: 5 pm on 25 January 2017.

Equal Opportunity is University policy