The Marine Institute is pleased to announce a call for proposals from academic institutions to host PhD Fellows to carry out research in the areas of Ocean Science & Information Services (OSIS), Marine Environment and Food Safety Services (MEFSS) and Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory Services (FEAS). The Cullen Fellows will be based at the Marine Institute's Headquarters in Oranmore, Galway. Proposals are invited from suitable Research Supervisors at Higher Education Institutions on the island of Ireland with the necessary competence to host/co-supervise the PhD Fellows.
Full details on the Programme Terms & Conditions and application procedure are available in the Cullen Fellowship - Programme Terms. The Grant-Aid Agreement template is attached as Annex 2. The Marine Institute will not accept material changes to this agreement. Therefore, applicants must contact their Finance/Research Contracts Office to review the agreement template prior to submission of the application. The Finance/Research Contracts Office will be asked to confirm their acceptance of the Programme Terms (including the Grant-Aid Agreement template) in the Declaration Form.
All applications must be submitted through the Marine Institute's online grant management system, details for registration and links to the system are available in the Programme Terms. Further details on the individual research topics are available in the following specification documents:
Cullen Fellowship: Coupled wave-ocean models
Cullen Fellowship: Data assimilation into numerical ocean models
Cullen Fellowship: Space based observations of marine phytoplankton in NE Atlantic surface water masses
Cullen Fellowship: Investigating the prevalence of PMCV in farmed Atlantic salmon through all stages of production in Ireland
Cullen Fellowship: Fisheries Data Integration and Analytics
Call close date 16:00 on Thursday 30th March 2017. Please email the Research Office for further information.