16 PhD Scholarships in “Mobility in flux ” (Germany) Deadline: Oct. 31, 2018

TU Dresden

Application Deadline

October 31, 2018

Program Commencement

January 1, 2019

Duration of the Program

3 Years

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Program Details

The Boysen – TU Dresden – Research Training Group for Young Researchers from the Engineering, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, co-financed by the Friedrich and Elisabeth Boysen Foundation and Technische Universität Dresden, offers 16 doctoral scholarships for a period of three years starting on 1st January 2019. The interdisciplinary Research Training Group Mobility in flux – Challenges and solutions for technology, environment, and society consist of four Clusters:

Cluster A: New Materials Disciplines involved: Energy Process Engineering; Chemistry; Measurement and Sensor System Technology.

Cluster B: Software-Defined Mobile Supply Chains Disciplines involved: Transport and Traffic Sciences; Business Management; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Media and Communication.

Cluster C: Electric Mobility and Autonomous Driving: Perspectives for Providers, Users, and Media Disciplines involved: Business Management; Media and Communication; Transport and Traffic Psychology; Electrical Engineering; Environmental Economics.

Cluster D: Effects of Mobility Scenarios on Noise, Landscape, Climate and Health Disciplines involved: Transport and Traffic ecology; Acoustics and haptics; Landscape architecture.

Eligibility/ Requirements

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding university degree and a high level of willingness for interdisciplinary work and research. Common premises will be provided. The receipt of the scholarship obliges the student to be present at the Research Trainings Group’s premises on three fixed core days per week. Participation in the Research Training Group’s teaching programme is obligatory. Training and qualification opportunities are offered (e.g. project management, soft skills, language courses).

For cluster-specific requirements, see here.

Application Process

Find more details about the School and the Ph.D. program here.

The application must include a letter of motivation, a CV, copies of academic certificates or other relevant qualifications (language certificates, further education). In addition, a text sample of max. 10 pages must be added (essay, graduation thesis, publication). Please send the application by 30th October 2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to the respective contact person of the respective cluster with the subject “Boysen – TUD Dresden – Research Training Group“.

Applications from women and people with disabilities are particularly welcome.

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