PhD Studentships in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
About the Studentships
The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science of the Queen Mary University of London is inviting applications for up to 7 PhD Studentships in all areas of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. The PhD studentships will cover tuition fees and offer a London stipend of £17,285per year. There are scholarships available for home, EU and overseas applicants.
About the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary
The PhD Studentship will be based in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Queen Mary University of London. As a multidisciplinary School, we are well known for our pioneering research and pride ourselves on our world-class projects. We are 11th in the UK for quality of computer science research (REF 2014) and 6th in the UK for quality of electronic engineering research (REF 2014). The School is a dynamic community of approximately 300 PhD students and 80 research assistants working on research centred around a number of research groups in several areas, including Antennas and Electromagnetics, Computing and Data Science, Communication Systems, Computer Vision, Cognitive Science, Digital Music, Games and AI, Multimedia and Vision, Networks, Risk and Information Management, Robotics and Theory.
For further information about research in the school of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, please visit: http://eecs.qmul.ac.uk/research/.
Who can apply
Queen Mary is on the lookout for the best and brightest students in all fields of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. A typical successful candidate:
- Should hold, or is expected to obtain an MSc in the Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline
- Having obtained distinction or first class level degree is highly desirable
Eligibility criteria and details of the different schemes
- 3.5 years stipend and fees
- Details: Open to home, EU and international students
- Expected start date: September 2021
- 3 years stipend and fees
- Details: This scheme is reserved to students who are currently enrolled, or have recently graduated from an MSc programme in the school of EECS, QMUL. Open to home, EU and international students.
- Expected start date: April to September 2021
- 3 years stipend and fees
- Details: One candidate of BAME (Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic) background will be put forward for a college scholarship. This scheme is reserved for home students only.
- This is an opt-in scheme that does not preclude participation in the other two schemes above.
How to apply
Queen Mary is interested in developing the next generation of outstanding researchers - whether in academia, industry or government – therefore the project undertaken under this Studentship is expected to fit into the wider research programme of School. Applicants should select a supervisor from the School at application stage.
For further information about potential PhD projects and supervisors please visit: eecs.qmul.ac.uk/phd/phd-opportunities/. Please note, that this is a non-exhaustive list and we welcome ideas that fall within the research agenda of the school.
Applicants should work with their prospective supervisor and submit their application following the instructions at: http://eecs.qmul.ac.uk/phd/how-to-apply/
The application should include the following:
- CV (max 2 pages)
- Cover letter (max 4,500 characters) stating clearly in the first page: a) the scheme for which you apply, b) whether you are eligible as a UK resident (https://epsrc.ukri.org/skills/students/guidance-on-epsrc-studentships/eligibility) and c) whether you should to be considered for the BAME scholarships
- Research proposal (max 500 words)
- 2 References
- Certificate of English Language (for students whose first language is not English)
- Other Certificates
Please note that in order to qualify as a home student for the purpose of the scholarships, a student must have no restrictions on how long they can stay in the UK and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the studentship. For more information please see: (https://epsrc.ukri.org/skills/students/guidance-on-epsrc-studentships/eligibility)
The deadline for applications is the 27 January 2021.
For general enquiries contact Mrs. Melissa Yeo firstname.lastname@example.org (administrative enquiries) or Professor Ioannis Patras email@example.com (academic enquiries) with the subject “EECS 2021 PhD scholarships enquiry”.