PhD Positions:


  • PhD in Hydrogen Sulphie Cracking in Pipeline Steels - funded by Shell (direct entry, 3.5 years, fees + stipend, for international/home/EU). More info: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BSQ122/phd-studentship-understanding-hydrogen-sulphide-cracking-in-pipeline-steels
  • PhD in Development of Failure Investigation Methods - funded by the Advanced Characterisation CDT / Rolls-Royce (4 years, fees + stipend for [typically] home/EU, apply via the ACM - CDT, contact Ben if interested.)
  • PhD in Understanding Solder Materials for Submarines - funded by the Nuclear Energy Futures CDT / Rolls-Royce (4 years, fees + stipend, for [typically] home/EU, apply via the Nuclear Energy Futures CDT, contact Ben if interested.)

There are a range of scholarships on offer at Imperial College.

Please contact Dr Britton directly to discuss potential positions or scholarships that may be of mutual interest.

If you have an interest in the work we are doing why not get in touch?

Generally we are looking to work with enthusiastic engineers and scientists interested in how microstructure and properties interact. A background in Materials / Engineering / Physics / Chemistry or Computing is advised.

As a group, we strongly value equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Visiting and Research Fellows:

If you are interested in applying for funding to work with the group, please get in touch with Dr Ben Britton.

There are a range of schemes available, many of which are listed on the Post Doctoral Fellowships page.

Funded Post Doctoral Positions:

There are no funded post doctoral positions presently available in the group


Students within the Department of Materials can get involved with their MSc / MEng / BEng projects. Please just get in touch!

Students can undertake UROP places for summer research within the lab. This can be either computational, experimental, or a mixture of these. Please send Dr Britton a CV and cover letter.