The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) For Graduates From Ireland 2016

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) For Graduates From Ireland 2016

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering three postgraduate scholarships for Irish students. These scholarships are awarded to work on the development of optical/near infrared microwave kinetic inductance detectors (MKIDs) for use in astronomy.

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is a statutory corporation established in 1940 under the Institute for Advanced Studies Act of that year. It is a publicly-funded independent centre for research in basic disciplines.

The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the postgraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to work on the development of optical/near-infrared microwave kinetic inductance detectors (MKIDs) for use in astronomy.

Scholarship Award: Funding is available for 4 years starting in November 2016 (the start date is negotiable) and includes a stipend, postgraduate university fees and provision for conference and workshop participation.

Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility: A primary degree in physics, computer science, astronomy or a related field is required. Excellent programming skills are beneficial.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: A primary degree in physics, computer science, astronomy or a related field is required. Excellent programming skills are beneficial.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

How to apply: Interested students are encouraged to send a brief statement of their research interests, curriculum vitae, and to arrange for 2 letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Ms Eileen Flood, (eflood-at-cp.dias.ie) from whom further information can be obtained.

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications, including receipt of letters of recommendation, is September 30th, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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