The UCL (University College London) Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction provides two PhD funding opportunities to conduct research in 1) Gender Responsive Resilience and, 2) Geophysical Hazard Risks, commencing in September 2020.
The Teaching Assistantships will be 3.5 years in duration and cover tuition fees up to the Home/EU rate, an annual stipend (£17,285 in 2020/21) and allowances for consumables and travel. The students will spend 6 months of their time teaching (spread across the 3.5 years) and devote the remainder to undertaking their research.
A 1st class or high upper 2nd class bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree with merit or distinction in relevant disciplines is required for admission. Further the 1) Gender Responsive Resilience PhD candidates should have excellent knowledge and experience of qualitative and social science research methods; 2) Geophysical Hazard Risks PhD candidates should have excellent knowledge and experience in quantitative methods, including modelling and programming, with an MSc/MSci in Geophysics, Physics, Engineering or related discipline and an enthusiasm for fieldwork.
Application deadline: 14. August 2020
Please find further information here.