PhD Studentship in Technical & Applied Computing
Group: Technical and Applied Computing
University of Gloucestershire is looking to PhD researchers in the Technical
and Applied Computing subject area to join our dynamic, successful and
expanding community. Located at the beautiful Park Campus in Cheltenham, the
University is investing heavily in staff and facilities. Student applications
are rising rapidly and last year we opened our new state of the art Computing research
Technical and Applied Computing subject area is part of the University of
Gloucestershire’s School of Computing and Engineering, which is developing its
range of courses and we have an opportunity for a talented individual with a
real flair for teaching and research to join the team. A key focus for the
University is preparing students for their future career.
We are looking for PhD applications
from Computing specialists who will ideally have experience of research in
Higher Education and have an interest in research and development in a Computer
Science area. The applicant(s) should have technical and research skills in
networking, cybersecurity, programming, Mathematic and/or data science. The successful
PhD researcher candidate(s) will offer the opportunity delivering a range of
modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Applicants must also have a
demonstrable high level of technical skills and excellence in the use of
Windows and Linux-based operating systems and other relevant tools. Recent
industry knowledge is desirable and an enthusiasm to publish in conference and
journal would be an advantage. The appointee(s) will need to have excellent
communication skills and demonstrable success when working in a team
The successful candidate(s) who
secures a PhD Fees-only studentship, it
will cover Home or International tuition fees, and they will work in one of the
following research areas:
Digital forensic architecture
Industry 4.0 security
Trust management for in Heath-Tech
SDN and NFV based secure cloud environment
Virtualized cybersecurity for cloud computing
Blockchain and distributed ledger technology
Or other related areas approved by supervisor
How to apply:
Applicants should have an Honours Degree at 2.1 or above (or equivalent)
in Computer Science or related disciplines. In addition, they should have
excellent programming skills (e.g. Matlab, Java, Python) and good working knowledge of mathematics.
Qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to informally contact, Professor Hassan Chizari: email@example.com
Formal applications should be submitted through our Technical and Applied Computing PhD. You should make it
clear in your application that you are applying for this studentship.
In your application, please include:
- Cover letter (max 1 page) explaining your interest and suitability
for the project you have selected.
- Detailed CV.
- Published work such as journals and conference articles
- Copy of your MSc Transcript and dissertation (if appropriate).
- A copy of your current or most recent academic transcript.
- Namesand contact information of at least two referees.
Application deadline: until the ideal candidate is
The University of Gloucestershire is committed to equality of
opportunity in employment and offers many opportunities to help researchers
develop as independent researchers.