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PhD Studentship in Nonlinear Equations in Quantum Chemistry at University of Sussex in UK, 2016

University of Sussex is inviting applications for PhD Studentship in Nonlinear Equations in Quantum Chemistry. Applicants must hold, or expect to hold, a UK Bachelor degree in Mathematics at first or upper second class, and/or a UK Master’s degree in Mathematics, or equivalent non-UK qualifications. A high standard of written and spoken English is essential. Total offer is of £14057 per annum tax-free bursary and waiver of UK/EU fees each year for 3.5 years. Full-time study. The application deadline is 30 August 2016.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is provided in Nonlinear Equations in Quantum Chemistry within Department of Mathematics at University of Sussex.
Course Level: 
Studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of Sussex.
Scholarship Provider: 
University of Sussex, UK
Scholarship can be taken at:
UK

Eligibility: -Applicants must hold, or expect to hold, a UK Bachelor degree in Mathematics at first or upper second class, and/or a UK Master’s degree in Mathematics, or equivalent non-UK qualifications. A high standard of written and spoken English is essential.
-Candidates with background knowledge of partial differential equations, mathematical analysis, and quantum physics, are preferred.
-The studentship is open to UK and EU resident students.
-Overseas (ex-EU) students may also apply, but applicants should note that the award waives the fees at UK/EU rates only, of £4068 per year. Due to UK government requirements, Overseas students pay higher fees of £14450 per year, so additional fees of £10382 per year will be required.

Scholarship Open for International Students: UK, Europe (Non-UK), International (Non-UK/EU) students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: 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.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Studentship is offered for 3.5 years.

What does it cover? Total offer is of £14057 per annum tax-free bursary and waiver of UK/EU fees each year for 3.5 years. Full-time study.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.  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.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 August 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

PhD Studentship in Quantum chemistry