PhD and job opportunities

Here we give an overview of opportunities within the group. If you have a general enquiry about studying or working in the group please get in contact with the group leader Dr Richard Sear.

Past students and postdocs have gone to work in academia, applied-science research jobs, and related jobs such as in data science.


The Physics of Bacteria with Aberrant Growth

Funding information:
Full funding (tuition fees and stipend) is provided by at current EPSRC rates. The stipend will be £15,609 in the first year, and increase annually to £16,560 in the third year.

Harnessing non-growing metabolically-active and chemically beneficial bacteria in colloidal polymer biocoatings

Funding information:
Full funding (tuition fees and stipend) is provided. The stipend will £18,609 in the first year, followed by annual increments, rising to £20,056 in the final year.

Apply for a PhD

For information about doing a PhD here, click on the course below. Before you apply, we suggest it is best to contact an academic, to see if there is funding and if they are willing to supervise you.