An exciting research opportunity in the area of veterinary parasitology is available with a two-year Walsh Fellowship MSc position to work on a collaborative project between the Teagasc Animal & Bioscience Department and University College Dublin.
This project aims to investigate the extent of anthelmintic resistance on beef cattle enterprises in Ireland.
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Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing MSc programme.
Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in the field of Veterinary Parasitology.
Award: The stipend is valued at €22,000 per annum from which fees (approx. €6,000 for EU citizens) must be paid. The position will primarily be based at the Animal & Bioscience Department, Teagasc, Dunsany, Co. Meath and University College Dublin.
The award can be taken in Ireland
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this studentship:
Applicants should have a 2.1 degree or higher in the following or related subjects: veterinary medicine, animal science, agricultural science, zoology or biology. Candidates must be enthusiastic, willing to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and have a clean drivers licence.
Nationality: Applicants from Europe (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK) are eligible to apply for this studentship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have a 2.1 degree or higher in the following or related subjects: veterinary medicine, animal science, agricultural science, zoology or biology.
English language Requirements: Teaching in Irish Universities is normally through the medium of English; therefore all applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of competence in the English language. Applicants who have not passed English as a subject in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination must provide evidence of equivalent competence in the English language through their school leaving examination or matriculation examination or by achieving the minimum standard in a recognised English language test.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and CV including the contact details of at least two referees to any of the following contacts:
Dr. Orla Keane
Teagasc Animal & Bioscience
Dr. Barbara Good
Teagasc Animal & Bioscience
Dr. Theo DeWaal
School of Veterinary Medicine,
Application Deadline: Closing date for applications is 31st July 2016.