Saturday, November 1, 2008

Engineering PhD Research Studentships - Loughborough University

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Applications are invited for PhD research studentships within Loughborough University’s Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering for the 2008-2009 academic year. Studentships will be paid a tax-free stipend of at least £12,900 p.a. for 3 years, plus tuition fees at the UK/EU rate. For well-qualified overseas graduates studentships will cover the overseas fees. Applicants should be highly motivated and have (or expect to obtain) a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in the appropriate engineering discipline.

Loughborough University’s research has a strong industrial and commercial dimension that is at the forefront of many technological advances. Research studentships in the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering are available in a number of key areas:

* Acoustics and Vibration
* Applied Aerodynamics
* Combustion and Energy Conversion
* Dynamics and Control
* Structures and Materials

* Risk and Reliability

Further details of research areas for each group can be found in our Research Guide which can be downloaded from the department’s website:

Candidates should hold, or expect to receive, a first or upper second degree in a relevant engineering or science subject. In addition applicants whose first language is not English English will require a language qualification, full details can be found at:

Additional Information:
Applicants should complete the standard PhD application form available from:- . Further information about the studentship can be obtained by contacting:- Jackie Green, Research Administrator, Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University, E-mail:

For informal enquiries contact the relevant academic, details are available on the website:

Closing Date for Applications: Friday, 28 November 2008