As part of the 2020 cohort intake, the Horizon CDT is delighted to announce that it is recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced PhD student for an exciting opportunity to carry out collaborative research in partnership with Experian with a focus on data science.
Candidates are expected to have a background in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Social Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Economics. Candidates with backgrounds in other STEM subjects will also be considered if they can demonstrate capabilities in data analytics.
Applicants must have an excellent first degree and demonstrate an enthusiasm for multidisciplinary research. The studentship is only available to UK/Home and also EU students who have been resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years.
Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.
The company has 16,500 people operating across 39 countries and everyday we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help all our clients maximise every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
Due to funding constraints, our studentships are only available to UK/Home and EU students resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years.
How to apply:
Please see How to apply for the application deadline and how to submit your application.
When applying for this opportunity – please indicate your interest in the Experian theme on your application form.
The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Horizon: Creating our Lives in Data is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under grant reference EP/S023305/1.