Postgraduate Research studentship

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Textile Engineering and Material

Department of Fashion and Textiles

Faculty of Art & Design

Textile Engineering and Material (TEAM) Research Group

De Montfort University

We have research opportunities as part of the collaborative EC funded project on novel routes for the modification of chemical and mechanical properties of wool fabrics.

It is essential that applicants display an ability to work with other people and industrial partners, sharing a variety of tasks as required, and contributing to meetings at a range of European locations.

£14,000 Bursary (including Tuition Fees)

You will have a good honours degree qualification in a relevant science discipline.

You will undertake research on development of chemical and enzymatic routes for the modification of protein fibres and submit part of the work undertaken for your MPhil or PhD.

A sound understanding of textile wet processing and evaluation would be extremely valuable and preferably would encompass some knowledge of the physical and chemical structure of wool.

Good communication and team-working skills are essential. Please apply by sending your Curriculum Vitae to the address below:

Dr J Shen,
TEAM Research Group,
Faculty of Art & Design,
De Montfort University
The Gateway, Leicester,
LE1 9BH,

Tel: 0116 2577550, JShen [at] dmu.ac.uk

Application forms and further details are available from:

The Human Resources Team
De Montfort University
The Gateway
Leicester LE1 9BH

Tel: 0116 250 6433 (24 hours answerphone)

Please quote ref: 4266

To apply on line visit our website: Postgraduate Research studentship

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