Application start and end date:
25th November 2019 to 20th December 2019
The fellowship provides a stipend of €22,000 per annum, which is tenable for 4 years and University tuition fees are paid by the student from the stipend up to a maximum of €4,000 per annum for Irish, UK and EU applicants. To be completed by the end of December 2024.
Award: The PhD Fellowship is a joint research project between Teagasc, Johnstown Castle and University College Dublin (UCD). The student will be based, in the first instance, at the Teagasc Research Centre at Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford and will be registered as a postgraduate student at UCD. The student will work under the supervision of Dr Olaf Schmidt and Dr Saoirse Tracy at UCD, Dr David Wall, Dr Owen Fenton and Dr Giulia Bondi at Teagasc. Periods of laboratory work and training will be undertaken at UCD. This PhD Fellowship is expected to start in January 2020, or once a suitable candidate is appointed thereafter.