Hyperpolarisation methods enhance nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signals by up to 5 orders of magnitude, With transformative implications for a wide range of sciences including chemistry, biology, physics and medicine.
1. A fully-funded 3.5-year PhD studentship is available under this grant.
2. This major project is highly interdisciplinary and includes quantum theory, experimental spectroscopy, physics, chemical synthesis and biochemistry.
3. The position will focus on the nuclear magnetic resonance aspects of the project but will allow close interaction with the other involved areas as well.
4. The successful candidates will have an excellent academic record, a strong background in physical chemistry, physics or mathematics,
5. The candidates have a keen interest in participating in highly interdisciplinary and challenging research at the scientific frontier.
6. The studentship is funded for 3.5 years and welcomes candidates who have or expect to obtain a first class degree in Chemistry, Physics or allied subjects/relevant disciplines.
Eligibility Criteria
1. Please ensure you select the academic session 2020-21 when making your application in the academic year field. Enter Chemistry in the search text field.
2. Please place Prof Levitt in the field for proposed supervisor/project.
3. A very good undergraduate degree (at least a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent) A very good undergraduate degree (at least a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent)
How to apply
Applications should be made online here selecting “PhD Chemistry (Full time)” as the programme. Apply online: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/how-to-apply/postgraduate-applications.page For further information please contact: feps-pgr-apply@soton.ac.uk
Quick Overview
Organization University of Southampton
Type of position Postdoctoral
Country UK
Subject areas Physics, chemical synthesis , Biochemistry
Deadline August, 31, 2020


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