Scholarships and Jobs

At any one time, the Institute of Fundamental Sciences has PhD and masters scholarship opportunities, both for specific projects, and projects to suit your expertise and interest. The Institute also has salaried positions available. 

PhD

Graduate Assistant roles

These are salaried teaching positions in which the appointee will be undertaking full-time PhD studies. Graduate assistants will be required to contribute up to 360 hours of undergraduate teaching effort each year. The positions are for a three-year term to cover the expected duration of PhD research. They also accumulate leave which is to be taken during the period of employment.

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Three-year tax-free, Institute PhD scholarship positions

These scholarships are available across the subject areas of Plant Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Chemistry, Nanoscience, Mathematics and Statistics.

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PhD Scholarships – Three-year tax-free, project-specific positions

The Institute of Fundamental Sciences has research-project-specific PhD scholarship positions immediately available for suitably qualified candidates. 

A radical lipid link for symbiosis - PhD studentship

This research wiil investigate what role lipid signalling may play in controlling fungal growth, development and interactions with host plants. Find out more

Eligibility and admission requirements

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