Codesign for inclusive mobility - digital interfaces for disability.
We are recruiting new Doctoral Researchers to our EPSRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) PhD studentships starting 1 October 2023. Applications are invited for the project Codesign for inclusive mobility - digital interfaces for disability.
Successful applicants will receive an annual stipend (bursary) of approximately £19,668, including inner London weighting, plus payment of their full-time home tuition fees for a period of 42 months (3.5 years).
You should be eligible for home (UK) tuition fees there are a very limited number (no more than three) of studentships available to overseas applicants, including EU nationals, who meet the academic entry criteria including English Language proficiency.
You will join the internationally recognised researchers in the School of Design
This exciting research project will focus on design of novel digital interfaces, powered by state-of-the-art machine learning capabilities, to enhance accessibility of mobility services for disabled users. It will deliver detailed interface design specifications for the next generation of inclusive mobility services. The project will provide opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary research across design and computer science at Brunel University London, in collaboration with CityMaaS (www.citymaas.io).
Please contact Dr Federico Colecchia at Federico.Colecchia@brunel.ac.uk for an informal discussion about the studentships.
Applicants will have or be expected to receive a first or upper-second class honours degree in an Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Mathematics, Physics or a similar discipline. A Postgraduate Masters degree is not required but may be an advantage.
Skills and Experience
Applicants will be required to demonstrate their proficiency with User Centred Design and UI/UX best practices, and familiarity with co-design methods. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work to tight deadlines. Excellent project and time management skills. A proactive self-driven attitude and a high degree of motivation.
How to apply
There are two stages of the application:
1.Applicants must submit the pre-application form via the following link https://brunel.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/epsrc-dtp-23-24-pre-application-form-brunel-university-lon-3 by 16.00 on Friday 26th May 2023.
2.If you are shortlisted for the interview, you will be asked to email the following documentation in a single PDF file to email@example.com within 24hrs.
- Your up-to-date CV;
- Your Undergraduate degree certificate(s) and transcript(s) essential;
- Your Postgraduate Masters degree certificate(s) and transcript(s) if applicable;
- Your valid English Language qualification of IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in each section) or equivalent, if applicable;
- Contact details for TWO referees, one of which can be an academic member of staff in the College.
Applicants should therefor ensure that they have all of this information in case they are shortlisted.
Interviews will take place in June 2023.