University College Cork Ph.D. Research Position for EU Candidates in Ireland

Candidates from the European Union can apply to study for a Ph.D. Position in Research. University College Cork offers this study program.

High-achieving EU candidates are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity if they plan on pursuing a Ph.D. degree program at the university in Ireland.

Since its establishment in 1845, University College Cork has grown to now have 21,000 students including 15000 undergraduates and 4400 postgraduates and research students. UC is one of the most competitive, research-intensive universities in Ireland.

Why should I study at University College Cork?  Graduates will gain the skills necessary for success in their future careers and be prepared for a smooth transition from student to professional. They will be able to take advantage of a world-class atmosphere and a variety of educational activities to develop their skills in diverse fields.

Application Deadline: May 23, 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University College Cork
  • Department: MaREI Centre, Environmental Research Institute, and School of Engineering and Architecture
  • Course Level: Ph.D./Research
  • Awards: €18,500 per annum
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: EU students
  • The award can be taken in Ireland
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  • Eligible Countries: EU
  • Subjects to be considered: Mapping the exposure, vulnerability, and risk of extreme climate impacts on European coastal cities for a Ph.D.
  • For eligibility, the applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
  • Engineering degree with a total grade point average of 2:1 or better, preferably in Civil Engineering.
  • An understanding of the methods for conducting research on the subject matter is highly desirable.
  • Academic modules, work experience, or both that provide an understanding of Coastal Engineering are desirable.
  • Also desirable is an understanding of risk analysis
  • The ability to communicate, organize and interact well with others.
  • The ability to write academically in English is excellent.

 How to Apply

  • Apply here: Interested applicants must submit an application email to Gregorio Iglesias, Special Assistant to Professor Grainne Lynch, Marine Renewable Energy Department, UCC, email address: [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: Your C.V. Cover letter including a 200-word motivation statement of why you are best suited for this Ph.D. position (Please include details of your Masters and Undergraduate theses, if applicable).
  • Requirements for admission: Applicants must hold a postgraduate degree and be affiliated with a recognized university.
  • The applicant must demonstrate English language proficiency if English is not their first language.
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A stipend of €18,500 will be provided by University College Cork. European Union fees and travel related to research are covered under the grant.

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