Last updated on March 5th, 2018 at 06:17 pm
Applications are ongoing for a PhD fellowships in the UCD School of Computer Science, to work with the vast quantities of rich agricultural data to which Origin Enterprises provides access. A number of fellowships are available across a range of data-focused activities.
About University College Dublin-CONSUS
University College Dublin (UCD) is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. It is Ireland’s largest and most diverse university with over 30,000 students from approximately 124 countries.
The University College Dublin (UCD), together with Origin Enterprises Plc is establishing a new research programme, for a four-year period to study in Ireland. CONSUS, focuses on the application of precision agriculture to crop production with a particular emphasis on optimization of agri-food production systems leading to more efficient food production with lower environmental impacts.
CONSUS is a collaborative programme including the Schools of Computer Science, Agriculture & Food Science, Biology & Environmental Science, Biosystems & Food Engineering and Industry Partner, Origin Enterprises.
Studentships are available to pursue PhD programme
Field of study:
Computer Science, Agriculture & Food Science, Biology & Environmental Science
The scholarship is for a four-year period, and offers a tax-free stipend of €18,000 per annum, plus an annual contribution to tuition fees of €5,500 per annum.
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International students are eligible to apply.
To be eligible, Students must meet the following:
- First or upper second class honors Bachelor’s Degree and/or Masters Degree in Computer Science or a relevant subject.
- Candidates are to finish their relevant degree in the summer of 2018.
- Applicants must satisfy the UCD Minimum Language Requirements.
- Students should have experience and interest in data science, machine learning, software engineering, artificial intelligence, knowledge discovery in databases, advanced information systems, and/or data analytics.
23rd March 2018
Please send your CV (maximum length 5 pages including names and contact details of three referees), a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role (maximum 2 pages), and an example of your writing (publication, thesis, report, dissertation, etc.).
Applications should be sent by email to Grainne Ní Nualláin (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include the following text in the subject line: “CONSUS Ph.D. Application”.