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Astronomy & Astrophysics

DIAS Summer Studentships – Astronomy & Astrophysics – 2021

As part of the DIAS Summer Studentships programme in 2021, DIAS Astrophysics (www.dias.ie/astrophysics) is delighted to offer three Summer Studentships.

DIAS Astrophysics undertakes research in solar physics, space weather, star formation, astrophysical jets, massive stars and high energy astrophysics. DIAS Dunsink Observatory is operated by the section and is a is a designated European site of historical significance for physics. (www.dias.ie/dunsink).

A successful candidate should be in line for a 1st or 2.1 honours degree, have an interest in a research career and be completing their 3rd year at an Irish higher education institution.

The stipend is for a total scholarship of 3,000 euros and covers a two month internship starting on 7 June 2021.

DIAS Astrophysics is committed to gender balance so both female and male candidates are encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday, 23 April 2021. Successful candidates will be notified by email by early May.

The application should consist of

i) a CV (max 2 pages),

ii) a cover letter detailing why the applicant wants to pursue a career in research (max 1 page),

iii) a letter of support from the Degree Course Director stating that the candidate is in line for a 1st or 2.1 class honours degree.

iv) the application and letter should be uploaded as a PDF file (please do not use other formats) before 5pm on Friday, 23 April 2021.

Apply here