PhD Position at the Department of Computer Science at University of Liverpool (Digital Theme)


We are seeking for a talented and enthusiastic student to pursue a fully funded PhD in Computer Science in a research area aligned with the University of Liverpool Digital research theme.

The PhD studentship is aligned with the strategic UKRI priority to develop, attract and retain digital research infrastructure professionals, ensuring the UK has the skills to capitalise on these innovations. The scholarship is offered on the basis of stipend and fees. The successful applicant will receive EPSRC funding for the standard minimum Stipend (in 2023/24 this is estimated to be approx. £17,933) and fees up to a Home Rate.

To learn more about our exciting research environment, staff, and students, we encourage you to study the pages of our research groups on

Algorithms, Complexity Theory and Optimisation,

Algorithmic Game Theory,

Knowledge Representation,

Machine Learning,

Networks and Distributed Computing,

Robotics and Autonomous Systems, and


and to contact prospective supervisors to discuss a research topic before you apply.

When allocating the studentship, we will prioritise research under Early Career Academic’s supervision. Projects involving external partners are strongly encouraged.

To apply, please follow and contact any Computer Science Academic at the University of Liverpool.

The deadline for this application round is March 27, 2023 or until the position is filled.

Please do not hesitate to ask ( or ) if you have any questions.