University of Oxford
Department of Materials

Faraday Institution PhD studentship available! 

(October 2020 start)


A PhD studentship is available to work on in-situ protection of lithium metal anodes for Li-S batteries, as part of the LiSTAR consortium. Check if you meet the eligibility criteria here.

DEADLINE 12:00pm UK time on March 3rd 2020.

​The Faraday Institution Cluster PhD researchers receive an enhanced stipend over and above the standard EPSRC offer. The total annual stipend is approximately £20,000 plus an additional £7,000 annually to cover training and travel costs. Recipients will have access to multiple networking opportunities, industry visits, mentorship, internships, as well as quality experiences that will further develop knowledge, skills, and aspirations (click here for more info).

In order to apply for a Faraday Institution PhD position, you need to do both of the following:

1. Complete a Faraday Institution expression of interest form

2. Follow the Department of Materials application process:

Apply here

The University of Oxford is committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a pro-active and inclusive approach to equality, which supports and encourages all under- represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture, and values diversity.

2 x Research Scientist at OSCAR 


I am recruiting for 2 positions to join my research group at OSCAR in Suzhou (China).


OSCAR (Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research) is the first overseas research centre of the University of Oxford, based within the Suzhou Industrial Park.

Apply here

1 x Postdoctoral Research Assistant!


I am recruiting 1 Postdoc to work on solid state batteries for electric vehicles, in partnership with Nissan Motor Company and the SOLBAT consortium.


DEADLINE​:  12:00pm UK time on Wednesday 26 February 2020

Apply here

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