Chemistry is part of an Innovative Training Network and European Joint Doctorate awarded to the Department of Archaeology at York with the universities of Copenhagen, Barcelona and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and funded by the European Commission through the Marie Sklowdoska-Curie Action, entitled “ChemArch: The organic chemistry and molecular biology of archaeological artefacts”.
Two 3 year, fully-funded double PhD awards supervised by Kirsty Penkman are offered:
The consortium provides 15 funded PhD positions, 5 of which are at York and 2 hosted within Chemistry
Chemistry is one of the largest and most successful departments at York, renowned internationally for our research. As a department, we strive to provide a working environment that allows all staff and students to contribute fully, to flourish, and to excel. We are proud of our Athena SWAN Gold Award.
These are 36-month fully funded PhD opportunities enabling you to study for a double doctorate at the universities of York, Copenhagen or CNRS as specified by the project. As part of the role you will be expected to spend a minimum of 12 months at the partner University, as well as a short period of time on secondment at a partner organisation, as specified to advance the research objectives.
A description of all 15 projects can be located at the ChemArch website.
Important eligibility criteria:
Interview date: March 2021
For general enquiries: please contact Kirsty Penkman
Please apply by submitting a cv and covering letter. In the covering letter you should briefly outline why you are suitable for this project, how you would develop it and how you would benefit from the wider training offered across the network. Please limit your covering letter and cv to 2 pages maximum each.
Please also upload all available academic transcripts so we can check your suitability for the joint doctorate programme.
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