GMIT MSc Postgraduate Research Opportunity (€18,000 per annum Stipend)

GMIT MSc Postgraduate Research Opportunity: Interested and qualified people are asked to apply for a two-year financed MSc post at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in Dublin’s Marine and Freshwater Research Centre (MFRC).

The MSc Postgraduate Research project is titled “Improving Corncrake Conservation Value:

The impact of different kinds and qualities of early and late cover (ELC) on invertebrate diversity and abundance”.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), Ireland

Scholarship Type: Fully funded

Host Institution(s): Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), Ireland

Scholarship Worth: €18,000 Stipend and any necessary travel and material costs

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: MSc

Nationality: International students

GMIT MSc Postgraduate Research Opportunity | Details

  • This MSc will assess the influence of different ELC cover types and quality on invertebrate diversity and abundance conservation and growth.
  • Students at GMIT will be asked to collaborate across all partners with the EU LIFE Atlantic Crex team to:
  • Collect invertebrate samples
  • Identification and investigation Surveys of habitat and data gathering on-site characteristics
  • Attend national and international conferences to present your findings.
  • MSc Thesis in its Final Form

Requirements for the GMIT MSc Postgraduate Research Opportunity

Applicants must satisfy the following requirements to be considered for the GMIT MSc Postgraduate Research opportunity:

  • Applicants must have a BSc in Biology, Zoology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or a similar area (honors, minimum 2:2, although 2:1 or above is preferred).
  • A clean driver’s license is required.
  • Working as part of a team is a plus.
  • Interpersonal, oral, and written communication abilities are all important.
  • Proof of English language competency

How to Apply for the GMIT MSc Postgraduate Research Opportunity

Applications should only be sent to the Research Office’s e-mail address. Please provide all papers as a single Word or PDF document.

  • The following papers must be submitted by applicants:
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) (to include 2 referees)
  • a copy of the findings transcript and [email protected] a one-page personal statement
  • The Personal Statement should be no more than ONE page long and should contain the following information:
  1. How you’ll satisfy the position’s criteria
  2. Why are you interested in pursuing this PhD research program?

Please contact Dr. Joanne O’Brien (GMIT) at [email protected] or Dr. James Moran (GMIT) at [email protected] for further information.

Deadline for applications: February 17, 2022.

For more information go to the official site.

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