Applications are invited for a studentship for full-time, three-year
funded Ph.D. studentship starting on 1 October 2004. The student will be
based at The Open University campus at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes.
Applicants should have obtained, by the start of study, a first class or
upper second class degree, and preferably a Masters, in Computing or
The Department is undertaking research within a number of themes (AI &
natural language processing; empirical studies of software development;
human-computer interaction; requirements engineering & design) and
priority will be given to applications that address one of our open PhD
projects ( http://computing.open.ac.uk/Research/List_PhD_Proposals.cfm
). We encourage applicants to contact potential supervisors before
For more information, please contact the Department's Postgraduate
Research Tutor, Dr Neil Smith ([log in to unmask]), or the Director of
Research, Prof. Bashar Nuseibeh ([log in to unmask]).
Administrative information can be requested from the Research Secretary,
Merisa Hooton (Tel: +44 - (0)1908-858462; email:
[log in to unmask]).
Application forms are available from the Research School (
http://www.open.ac.uk/research-school/prospectus/pdf/5_1a.pdf ) which
also has details on becoming a full-time research student (
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 18 June 2004.