Edinburgh School of Physics PhD Positionsin Experiments of Topologically Active Polymers, UK for PhD


The University of Edinburgh is eagerly awaiting applications from outstanding students for its School of Physics PhD Scholarships in Experiments of Topologically Active Polymers. The grant is open for UK and EU students.

The funding programme encourages motivated students who want to undertake PhD degree coursework in the school of physics. The programme is open for the academic session 2021/2022.

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The University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh School of Physics PhD Positionsin Experiments of Topologically Active Polymers, UK for PhD Established in 1583, The University of Edinburgh is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Edinburgh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Scotland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, The University of Edinburgh is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Edinburgh offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 436 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: UK and EU
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree programme in polymer and soft matter physics.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must have to meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Hold a 2.1 Hons degree or above, or equivalent, in physics, chemistry, or a related discipline.
  • A Master’s degree in one of the above fields would be advantageous. Since the project includes a mix of numerical and experimental research on soft matter and DNA biophysics, a background in either simulations or experiments and the willingness to learn the other are strongly recommended.

Offered Benefits

The programme will be funded by an ERC grant, fees will be covered and a tax-free stipend of £15,285 will be paid for 42 months.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: To order to apply for the opportunity s, applicants must take admission in a PhD degree programme at the University of Edinburgh. After being registered, candidates will be automatically considered for this education award.
  • Supporting Documents: Must upload a CV, cover letter, and contact details of two referees.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, students must have to check the entry requirements of their chosen program.
  • Language Requirement: If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
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