PhD Studentship in Nonlinear Equations in Quantum Chemistry, University of Sussex
We are pleased to offer this fully-funded PhD studentship, available in the Department of Mathematics at University of Sussex.
The research project addresses the mathematical analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations arising in electronic structure models of quantum chemistry and, in particular, models in the presence of an external magnetic field. The objective is to identity, explore and develop relevant links between the various variational methods, with a view to providing a more integrated approach to their use in nonlinear partial differential equations and initiating new areas of application within quantum chemistry, with possible use in numerical studies.
The PhD project will be under the supervision of Professor Michael Melgaard.
£14057 per annum tax-free bursary and waiver of UK/EU fees each year for 3.5 years. Full-time study.
Apply through the Sussex on-line system http://www.sussex.ac.uk/pgapplication
State in the Funding section of the application form that you are applying for the "PhD studentship on Nonlinear Equations in Quantum Chemistry supervised by Prof Michael Melgaard".
Applications should include a CV, as well as transcripts of marks obtained on your degree(s) and the names and contact details of two academic referees.
Overseas (ex-EU) students must state how they will fund the additional fees required, for 3.5 years. We cannot consider applications from Overseas students without a clear plan stating how the additional funding will be raised.
Candidates are encouraged to apply, or at least make an expression of interest, as early as possible. The award will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate can be found.
The last possible date we can receive applications is 01 September 2016.
Possible start dates are 19 September 2016, 01 February 2017.
This is a full-time studentship and the successful candidate will be able to devote their whole time to research. With agreement of the supervisor the student may take on a limited amount of teaching, for which additional payment will be made.
The Department of Mathematics research webpages can be found here:
Informal academic enquiries should be sent to Prof. Michael Melgaard, http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/36956
Enquiries about your eligibility, the progress of your application, and your admission to Sussex, should be sent to Research Support Team at firstname.lastname@example.org