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PhD Scholarship in Chemistry

Applicants are invited to apply for PhD funding in chemistry at Cardiff University. The duration of this scholarship is 3 years. To be eligible, candidates must hold European citizenship. Applications are invited up to August 31, 2015.

PhD Studentship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Applications are invited for a 3-year Ph.D. studentship in synthetic organic chemistry under the supervision of Dr Louis C. Morrill in the School of chemistry at the University of Cardiff.

Benefits
This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a doctoral stipend. The studentship will commence on the 1st of October 2015 (stipend: £ 13,863 p.a.) and is open to applications from UK and EU nationals.
This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£ 14,167 p.a. for 2014/15, updated each year).

Duration
This is a 3-year PhD studentship.

Application Requirements
- Residency: Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students without further restrictions.
- Academic criteria: Eligible candidates should have, or expect to obtain, a minimum of an upper second-class first degree (2: or European equivalent and a Masters in Chemistry.
- The successful candidate will also have a strong background in organic chemistry.
- First-hand experience in a relevant area of chemistry such as synthetic chemistry, catalysis or heterocyclic synthesis is highly desirable.
- A highly motivated and dedicated student will gain a thorough training in synthetic organic chemistry and be rewarded with a highly stimulating project that will shape the future of this exciting new research program.

How to apply?
Applicants should send a brief covering letter outlining their motivation and experience for the position, as well as their curriculum vitae (including all University course grades to date) and the contact details of at least 2 academic referees.

Consideration is automatic on applying for PhD in Chemistry, with a start date of 1 October 2015 via Cardiff Universitys Online Application Service. In the research proposal section of your application, please specify the project title and supervisors of this project and copy the project description in the text box provided. In the funding section, please select I will be applying for a scholarship / grant and specify that you are applying for advertised funding from Cardiff University for the project in Synthetic Organic Chemistry supervised by Dr. Louise C. Morrill.

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