TCD (IRL): PhD project on impacts of multiple stressors on marine benthic resources

TCD (IRL): PhD project on impacts of multiple stressors on marine benthic resources

The Department of Zoology, Trinity College Dublin, is seeking a highly qualified and ambitious candidate to undertake a PhD project that will quantify the impacts of multiple stressors on marine benthic resources.
NOTE: The deadline for receipt of 1st phase applicants is 30th April 2018.

This project will use novel experimental methods to address research questions that specifically quantify and characterise the independent and cumulative effects of multiple stressors (e.g. ocean warming, nutrient enrichment and acidification) on key ecological processes.

The Provost Scholarship Project Awards:
This new award includes:
• Fees for a Ph.D in Science: €7,013 (EU); €13,768 (non-EU)
• Annual stipend: €16,000 for 4 years
• Access to new infrastructure at Trinity College including a mesocosm-based platform – Quantifying the Impacts of Multiple Stressors on marine benthic ecosystems (QIMS)

Applications
You are applying for a highly competitive 4 year fully funded scholarship.
You must have a full, clean driving license, be willing and able to work independently and as part of a team and have a positive attitude.

Phase 1:
Send preliminary applications to: Dr O’Connor (n.oconnor@tcd.ie) Please place ‘Provost PhD application’ in the subject line of the email.
Attach a single PDF Document that contains the following:
• A cover letter: Your letter should clearly set out your suitability and motivation for this PhD with reference to your past relevant experience and achievements.
• A CV that includes your relevant experience, undergraduate results, postgraduate results (if applicable), any relevant publications and contact information for 2 academic referees.

Phase 2:
Successful Phase 1 candidates will proceed to Interview.
The successful candidate will then be invited to submit a full application to Trinity College Dublin.

PhD start date is September 1st 2018.

Dr. Nessa E. O’Connor
School of Natural Sciences
Zoology Building
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Dublin 2
Ireland

Source: MARINE-B, the MArine Research Information NEtwork on Biodiversity

 

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