Applications are invited for a PhD studentship to work in the Reisner group's Christian Doppler Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry. The project will focus on developing the basic science for capturing and storing the energy from sunlight in a chemical fuel by a process known as artificial photosynthesis. The PhD student will work in a collaborative, international and multi-disciplinary research environment ranging from synthesis and materials science to spectroscopy, electrochemistry, photocatalysis and engineering. Further information about the work of the Reisner group and the Christian Doppler Laboratory is available at: http://www-reisner.ch.cam.ac.uk/. Further information regarding the position is available at:http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/8361/
Applicants should have (or expect to obtain) the equivalent of a UK first class honours degree (and preferably a Masters degree) in a scientific discipline that is relevant to the project. The studentship will cover tuition fees and an annual maintenance grant for EU nationals. Non-EU nationals will be considered only if they can cover the differential for overseas tuition fees.
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, detailed academic transcripts and the contact details for at least two academic referees, and should be sent by email to Mrs Inger Lomax, Reisner group administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org), to whom any informal enquiries can be addressed.
Please quote reference MA07316 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
Closing Date:11th November 2015