DIAS Summer Studentships – Astronomy & Astrophysics - 2020 - close date is 2020-05-04

As part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Summer Studentships programme in 2020, DIAS Astronomy & Astrophysics (www.dias.ie/astrophysics) is delighted to offer  a number of Summer Studentships. 

DIAS Astronomy & 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 June 02nd.

DIAS is committed to gender balance, inclusion and diversity.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday, May 07th. Successful candidates will be notified by email by the middle of 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 Monday, May 04th. 

This application process is now closed

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