Sunday, January 20, 2008

PhD Studentship in Construction - University of Wolverhampton, UK

Applications are invited for doctoral studentships in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of Wolverhampton to lead to a PhD degree.

Tuition fees will be paid at the UK and Overseas rate and for either full or part time study. Applicants should hold a minimum of 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a related subject area.

The available research topics are:

* Towards the development of a framework for improving the culture within Construction Project Organisations.
* An investment into the impacts of subcontracting practice on Health and Safety outcomes of Construction Projects.
* Appropriate Insurance in Integrated Project Team Environments.

Eligibility & How to Apply:
We invite applications from potential UK, EU and International students who have a minimum 2.1 Bachelors Degree in a relevant built environment discipline. Prospective students should have the ability to work independently as well as a member of a team and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Applications should be made in the form of a detailed CV (with a minimum of 2 references) and covering letter and sent to Carly Rose, University of Wolverhampton, School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV11 1SB or preferably submitted via e-mail to

The closing date for applications is Friday 1 February 2008.

The successful candidates will be expected to take up the studentship no later than March 2008 (or possibly earlier if mutually convenient).

Further information:
For further information on the School of Engineering and the Built Environment see

For informal inquiries please contact Professor David Proverbs ( at Tel +44 (0)1902 322786.