Thanks to everyone who applied for a vacancy.
With Invest NI, the University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast, five of the world’s leading capital markets firms have come together to establish a research collaboration in Capital Markets Engineering. This initiative represents a unique opportunity for those wishing to develop expertise in this essential sector for the economy.
Please see below details of the 5 PhD studentships which will be based at the ISRC in Derry/Londonderry. It is envisaged that the students will also spend a considerable amount of time at the company locations. The studentships, while distinct and individually tailored, will enhance and contribute to the overall objective of creating a significant research collaboration between industry and the two universities, by addressing complementary problems of interest to the overall consortium of companies. Eligibility:
These are international studentships and we invite applications from students worldwide. Candidates should hold, or expect to hold by 15 August 2011, a first class or 2:1 honours degree in a relevant branch of engineering, mathematics, computer science or a closely related discipline. An appropriate degree at Masters level will be an advantage. Funding:
The studentship covers tuition fees and a tax-free stipend of £13,590 per annum. Duration and closing date:
These studentships will be of 3 years duration, subject to satisfactory progress, commencing September 2011. Closing date for applications is 13 June 2011. Project Descriptions:
Please click below for a brief project description.
For more information please contact Professor T.M. McGinnity at
How to apply: Please click here for a copy of the application form
This form should be completed and returned to
Further information can be found at the website of the research office of the University of Ulster: http://research.ulster.ac.uk/info/prospective/application.html