Applications for the TEAGASC PhD Walsh Fellowship Opportunity are currently being accepted. This program is exclusively open to highly motivated students who are willing to undertake a PhD project in soil microbiology that will build on an existing research programme addressing questions around the release of nutrients from soil organic matter (SOM). Students from any national are welcome to apply. No application will be accepted after 31 May 2017.
The PhD Fellowship is a joint research project between Teagasc, NUI Galway and the James Hutton Institute. Supervision will be provided by Dr Fiona Brennan (Teagasc), Dr David Wall (Teagasc), Dr Eric Paterson (The James Hutton Institute) and Dr Florence Abram (NUI Galway). The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of €22,000. University fees are paid from this stipend, which is tenable for 4 years.
Level and Area of Studies
PhD program in in soil microbiology that will build on an existing research programme addressing questions around the release of nutrients from soil organic matter (SOM).
Place of Study
At National University of Ireland (NUI) in Ireland
Eligibility and Criteria
Applications are invited from graduates holding at least a 2.1 class honours degree or M.Sc. in Microbiology, Soil Science or related discipline. Prior experience in molecular ecology or soil microbiology would be advantageous. A full driving licence and fluency in English are essential.
International students are welcome to apply.
Please click the link below to learn the detail instruction of application procedure.
31 May 2017.