Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Currently there is no postdoc position available.
There are a number of post-doctoral fellowship opportunities in the UK. We are happy to support strong applicants for these scheme. Please see below "General Fellowship Openings" for more information.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
PhD/MPhil in Engineering
PhD position are available for self-funded applicants or applicants with support from their government e.g. Malaysian, Saudi, Libyan, Iraqi, UAE, etc governments in the Device Modelling group at the University of Warwick. For more information on our research activities visit here.
The successful candidate is expected to have a master's level degree in electronic engineering or physics (applied physics, engineering physics, materials science, chemical physics) or an equivalent degree and a strong interest in computational materials modelling and quantum transport. The scientific results are expected to be presented at national and international meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals. The applicant must meet English language requirements of the School of Engineering (IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no component less than 6.0; see here for more information on other acceptable tests)
For more information of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering at Warwick, visit: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/postgraduate/phd
To apply, please provide a single PDF document including a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, a list of all publications, an English test certificate and contact information for two references by email to Dr. H. Sadeghi or Dr. S. Sangtarash.
Scholarship opportunities at Warwick
For other scholarships visit here.
English Language requirements for postgraduate courses
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no component less than 6.0
Cambridge Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 60+ (pass at grade C) - A minimum of 3 borderline and 1 weak component results
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE): Any pass grade - In order to verify the CPE online, applicants need to supply their "secret number". The following CPE results apply to courses in all English Bands.
Pearson Academic (PTE): Overall score of 62 with all components at 51+
TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 92 with minimum components – reading 22, listening 21, speaking 23 and writing 21.
Pre-sessional English Programme at Warwick
There is a Pre-sessional English Programme at Warwick for students whose first language is not English and who have a conditional offer to study for a degree at the University of Warwick (phases 4/5) or other UK university (Phases 2/3) that requires them to attend the course or recommends that they do so. More information can be found here.
General Fellowship Openings
If you are looking for independent post-doctoral opportunities, listed here are some links to prestigious fellowships in the UK in general. These fellowships are competitive and often require the explicit support of a host institution. If you feel qualified to apply and would like to discuss the possibility, please contact Dr. H. Sadeghi or Dr. S. Sangtarash well in advance (at least two months) of the deadlines stated on these external pages. Advance notice is needed to ensure any application meets the (earlier) internal University deadlines.
Newton International Fellowships (2 years), for non-UK candidates to conduct research in the UK (i.e., UK citizens and people already working / studying / conducting research in the UK are not eligible -- see detailed conditions on the website)
Research Fellowships in Science and Engineering from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 (3 years)
Leverhume Trust Early Career Fellowship (3 years)
ERC Marie Curie Actions, providing a range of funding options for different career stages, duration, and context
EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowships (3 years)
Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowships
UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships (7 years)
EPSRC Early Career Fellowships (5 years)
Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship (5 years)
Starting Grants of the European Research Council (up to 5 years)
In Device Modelling Group, we engineer electrical, vibrational, magnetic and optical properties of nanoscale molecular devices for various applications such as molecular electronic building blocks, sensors, molecular spintronics, thermoelectric, piezoelectric and optoelectronic devices. We co-develop the next generation quantum transport simulation tool: GOLLUM. See our research focus for more details.
Device Modelling Group is within the School of Engineering which is ranked 5th in the UK for Engineering in The Guardian University League Table 2020 and the 4th most targeted University by UK's Top 100 Graduate Employers (The Graduate Market in 2019, High Fliers Research Ltd). The School of Engineering research is ranked 3rd among UK integrated Engineering departments in the Research Excellence Framework.
The University of Warwick is a research intensive university. It is ranked 9th in the UK and 62nd in the world. Warwick consistently perform strongly in the UK league tables, and is proud to be among the top 20 'Most International' universities in the world.