Summer Studentships

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) conducts advanced studies exploring big questions of the 21st century and beyond. Its research gains insights into Celtic society and its legacy; progresses our understanding of our island, our planet and the universe; and deciphers the underpinning mathematical principles of nature.

The Institute leads Ireland’s participation in a number of international and global initiatives that focus on big unanswered questions for mankind. Currently, there are approximately 100 researchers hailing from 20 different countries based at DIAS.

In 2021 DIAS is offering a limited number of Summer Studentships, across the following disciplines;

  • Celtic Studies
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Geophysics
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics

The Studentships are designed for students nearing the end of their undergraduate studies, ideally for students about to enter the final year of their Bachelors Degree. In the case of Celtic Studies only, early-stage postgraduate students may also be considered. Specific details are available on each job posting.

The positions are intended to allow students to receive practical training in advanced research methods and to experience a research environment. The studentships will be for a period of two months, beginning on 8 June 2021 and ending on 7 August 2021. Each student will be mentored by a designated academic member of staff and will receive a tax-free stipend of €1,500 per month.

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

Please note: Given the current situation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic it is possible these positions will need to be offered on a remote working basis. Should this need arise, candidates should have access to desktop or laptop computer and internet connection in order to be able to participate

DIAS is committed to gender balance, inclusion and diversity.To apply please select your preferred discipline area below:

  • Celtic Studies
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Geophysics
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics

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