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DkIT welcomes applications for PhD Studentship

27 November 2018

Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD Studentship at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT).  The successful applicant will be registered as a full time postgraduate student in the DCU-DkIT Graduate School.  This PhD position will be located on the DkIT campus and the PhD Degree will be awarded by Dublin City University


Funding is through an internal DkIT initiative and provides a stipend of €12,000 per annum, plus fees and a contribution to direct research costs. The duration of the PhD studentship is 3 years. Terms and conditions will apply.

Application process

Please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to no later than 5.00 pm on Friday 7th December.

Short listed candidates will be invited to interview. Informal inquiries on each project should be sent to the Project Supervisor listed below. Please note canvassing will render an applicant ineligible.

Project descriptors and Eligibility Criteria

Position Reference  DkIT PhD CFES 01 
Project Title Quantification, analysis and environmental distribution of microplastics in Dundalk Bay
Project Supervisor Dr. Caroline Gilleran Stephens, Dr. Suzanne Linnane, Dr. Alec Rolston.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Minimum 2:1 Degree in relative field
  • Experience in any of the following subject areas:
    • Environmental Science
    • Biology
    • Ecology
Enquiries (informal inquiries only)








Closing date for applications:

5.00 pm Friday December 7th. Applications received after this time will not be considered.
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