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An Engineering Doctorate (EngD) Studentship with a focus on Water Engineering is available in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London starting in October 2013. The studentship is funded through the STREAM Industrial Doctorate Centre for the UK Water Sector. This unique 4-year studentship allows doctoral-level research to be conducted while working directly with an industrial partner in the water sector. The programme will also allow the participant to receive postgraduate-level technical and transferable skills training at five leading UK universities in the water research field.
Our research has an excellent reputation in Britain and internationally. The Department has always achieved the top score in Research Assessment Exercises which have been undertaken in the UK higher education sector approximately every five years since 1986. In the most recent assessment, the results of which were announced in November 2008, the Department again achieved the highest rating, recognising the Department as the best in the UK.
Many staff hold research grants funded by Industry, Research Councils and the EU, and most have close links with engineering practice through consulting work and research on industrially-related problems. Many also participate in the formulation of codes of practice and in providing technical advice to companies, governments and government agencies worldwide.
Our internationally recognised research groups work in the following fields:
* Structural engineering
* Structural materials
* Structural mechanics
* Soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering
* Engineering geology
* Engineering seismology
* Environmental engineering
* Waste and resource management
* Urban water and energy systems
* Hydrology and water resources
* Fluid mechanics
* Coastal and offshore engineering
* Marine renewable energy
* Transport planning, management and operations
* Intelligent transport systems
* Integrated urban systems engineering
* Applicants must be either UK citizens, EU students who have studied or been employed in the UK for at least the past three years, or overseas (non-UK, non-EU) applicants who have been employed in the UK for at least the past three years.
* Imperial College London requires candidates entering a postgraduate research degree programme to hold a relevant undergraduate degree with a 2(i) classification or higher and preferably also a Masters Level qualification.
* To be considered for the studentship, please submit a CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant background and experience to Ms Angela Frederick. Selected candidates will be invited for interview in late June.