funded PhD studentship: Burrishoole Ecosystem Observatory Network 2020

Applications are invited for a funded PhD studentship which will form part of the BEYOND 2020 research cluster project (Burrishoole Ecosystem Observatory Network 2020).

The BEYOND 2020 project is coordinated by Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT).  The PhD student will share their time between Dundalk Institute of Technology and the Marine Institute in Newport, Co.  Mayo. The position is funded for three years but this may be extended.  Funding is through a Marine Institute project-based award (Marine Research Programme 2014-2020) and provides a 3-year stipend of €16,000 per annum plus fees (appropriate for EU students studying at DkIT). The successful candidate will be registered as a full time research student in DkIT, under the supervision of the PhD project supervisor, Dr Valerie McCarthy and co-supervisor Dr Eleanor Jennings. The PhD degree will be awarded by Dublin City University.