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:
- How you’ll satisfy the position’s criteria
- 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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