Saarland University
3 DAAD PhD-Scholarships for the DocMASE Doctoral Programme in Materials Science and Engineering
Saarland University
Saarland University is a modern university within the Saar-Lor-Lux region – a dynamic part of Europe defined by the shared borders between Germany, France and Luxembourg. An international perspective has been a defining feature of Saarland University ever since it was established in cooperation with France in 1948.
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Published: 10 days ago
Application deadline: Aug 31
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
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3 DAAD PhD-Scholarships for the DocMASE Doctoral Programme in Materials Science and Engineering

 Institution

The Joint European Doctoral Programme in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering (DocMASE) is an international program with the participation of universities in Germany, France, Spain, and Sweden and supported by the Erasmus Mundus program of the European commission. The DAAD will provide within its programme Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP) three fully paid PhD scholarships for starting doctoral thesis work at the Saarland University in Germany from before the 1st of December (1 position) and  beginning 2018 (2 positions).

Saarland University is one of Germany most international Universities and is located in the vibrant region at the German/French border close to Luxemburg. The Materials Science and Engineering Department (MSE) of Saarland University is recognised as one of the leading centres of materials science in Germany. The department is formed by 11 chairs covering the wide spectrum of materials science. Scientific research at the university is particularly enhanced by intensive collaboration with distinguished research centres established on the university campus, like the Material Engineering Centre Saar (MECS) and the Leibniz Institute for New Materials (INM)     

Position

We are looking for higly motivated candidates for 3 doctoral positions for the following projects:

  1. Experimental and numerical investigation of curing process of polymers. (beginning before the 1st of December)
  2. Coatings for tool cathodes used in electrochemical precision machining of materials based on titanium (beginning 2018)
  3. Microstructural design for performance tailoring in high chromium cast irons (beginning 2018)

Responsibilities

The PhD student will develope his/her doctoral projects at the Saarland University and will get a scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).      

Requirements

General admission criteria: 

DocMASE is aimed at candidates with a Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Materials Science and Engineering, or other related subjects such as Physics or Chemistry. Very good English knowledge is required, German knowledge will be an advantage. Voluntary German courses are provided at

Saarland University. The DAAD scholarships are available for non‐German candidates that have not lived more that 15 months in Germany until the 30.08.2017 (beginning before the 1st of December) or 30.09.2017 (beginning 2018) and who have taken the last final exam in the past six year.

Application procedure (deadline etc.)

Application deadline: 31st July 2017 (beginning before the first of December) and 31st August 2017 (beginning 2018). Application has to be submitted on-line following the instructions on: www.docmase.net

Contact

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Flavio Soldera;
application@docmase.net 

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