ORGANISATION NAMEMalta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST)
RESEARCH FIELDProfessions and applied sciences
CAREER STAGEFirst Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)
The Malta College of Ars, Science and Technology (MCAST) and Enemalta plc are pleased to announce that a open public call is issued for PhD Scholarships (EU Fees Only) in the field of Electrical Energy and Power Systems. This split-site PhD programme is offered at The University of Manchester based at the MCAST Energy Research Group and in collaboration with Enemalta plc. The research area is to include Mediterranean or local attributes.
PhD candidates are responsible for work towards completion of their degree programs in a timely manner. In addition to gaining expertise in a field of study, PhD students are expected to expand the knowledge of that disciplinary field by discovering and pursuing a unique topic of scholarly research, resulting in the PhD dissertation. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure continued progress of his or her academic program and thesis research. Students have a responsibility for the following aspects of their program.
The candidates are encouraged to apply for the Research Support Assistant(s) call (Full-Time) [Deadline 31/08/2018] and must satisfy the entry criteria within The University of Manchester for a split-site PhD programme.
Candidates are to indicate their preference from the following topics:
- Focused PV integration technical solutions: Flexible technologies such as energy storage (full-time)
- Future Electricity Markets with PVs: European regulatory framework and market design (full-time)
These PhD Schoilarships (EU Fees Only) are being funded by Enemalta plc. The areas of research are to be aligned with the European Commission H2020 TWINNING JUMP2Excel (Joint Universal activities for Mediterranean PV integration Excellence) project, and the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) 3DMgrid (Design, Development and Demonstration of a Smart Micro-Grid) project.
What is funded
EU fees only are funded. Non-EU nationals has to self-fund the remaning international fees. Stipend is not provided. However candidates are encouraged to apply for the Research Support Assistant(s) call (Full-Time) [Deadline 31/08/2018] and must satisfy the entry criteria within The University of Manchester for a split-site PhD programme.
The duration of funds is for 3 years subject to satisfactory progress.
- A strong MQF Level 6 and preferably an MQF Level 7 qualifications in the following subject area:
Engineering preferably with a specialisation in Electrical and Control Engineering.
- Related academic/research experience and/or work experience would be considered an asset.
- Preference will be given to candidates showing research-based initiatives within their career profile.
- Entry criteria for The University of Manchester split-site PhD programme.
The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.