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PhD Studentship – Hyperpolarized Nuclear Magnetic Resonance


Location:  Highfield Campus
Closing Date:   Thursday 31 March 2016
Reference:  688716EB

PhD Supervisor: Prof M H Levitt      co supervisor: Prof M Utz     

PhD Description:  A fully funded PhD studentship is offered in the forefront field of hyperpolarized nuclear magnetic resonance. Hyperpolarization is an emerging technique which is capable of enhancing NMR signals by 5 orders of magnitude and has applications in a wide range of sciences, from clinical MRI to analytical chemistry. Our group works on the theory, methodology and applications of hyperpolarized NMR. The project is funded for 3 years and welcomes applicants from the UK and EU who have or expect to obtain at least an upper second class degree in Chemistry or Physics or related disciplines. An interest in physics or quantum theory is essential. Funding will cover fees and a tax-free stipend at current research council rates of £ 14,296 per annum.

Due to funding restrictions this position is only open to UK/EU applicants

Applications for a PhD in Chemistry should be submitted online at:


Please enter Prof Levitt’s name in the field for proposed supervisor.

General enquiries should be made to Prof Malcolm Levitt at mhl@soton.ac.uk.  Any queries on the application process should be made to pgafnes@soton.ac.uk

Applications will be considered in the order that they are received, and the position will be considered filled when a suitable candidate has been identified


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