The project is competition funded through an IAPETUS2 PhD Studentship Award which includes 3.5 years student stipend (at national UKRI standard rate), fees and research training support grant. Note that eligibility rules apply. Applicants must be British Citizens, although exceptions may apply for other EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for the last three years. Please check the IAPETUS2 website if you have concerns about your eligibility. View Website
The formal start date for the successful applicant is October 1st 2020
This project is part of the IAPETUS2 Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) and PhD students will receive substantial additional interdisciplinary training through this partnership. Further information on the project, skills and training opportunities can be found here: https://www.iapetus2.ac.uk/studentships/taking-the-escalator-to-extinction-understanding-the-role-of-rapid-forest-expansion-in-driving-hotspots-of-extinction-risk-for-endemic-species-in-taiwan/
Candidates should ideally have a First Class Honours degree and Masters degree in a relevant subject. Applicants with a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree may be considered provided they have a Distinction at Masters level. The formal deadline for applications is Friday January 10th 2020. However, prospective applicants MUST discuss their application with Prof. Alistair Jump at [email protected] as early as possible and before Tuesday January 7th 2020. Appropriate applicants will then be invited by Prof. Jump to make a full application in accordance with the instructions at the link below.