mercredi 25 avril 2018

PhD Funded Studentship

Explore the bush-cricket (katydid) ear from various perspectives: structural, mechanical and physiological.

We are seeking an outstanding, highly motivated PhD student to work on an ERC Consolidator Award project entitled 'The Insect cochlea: a non-invasive path towards enhanced sound detectors' within the University of Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences.
The successful candidate will be passionate about biomechanics, acoustics, sensory and comparative biology and will investigate the implementation of non-invasive techniques to measure inner ear activity.
Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Fernando Montealegre-Zapata:
Applicants should have a first or higher upper second-class honours degree, and preferably a relevant Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in sensory biology with substantial experience of excellent report-writing and English language communication skills, and ability to work to deadlines.
Suitably qualified candidates worldwide may apply, although International students must self-fund the difference between the International and UK/EU fee rate.
Applications must comprise: 1-page covering letter, 2-page research proposal, 2-page CV, and be e-mailed to Professor Montealegre-Z at The letter and any communication should be in English. 
Start date: 2nd July 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter
£15,549.74 per annum stipend.
Tuition Fees (capped at UK/EU fee level) covered though the ERC Consolidator Award and the Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA), which requires the student to conduct up to 6 hours of teaching or related work per week.
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