The Institute for Advanced Study at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand, is looking for an excellent student with a Master of Science in Computational/Theoretical Physics or Chemistry to work on a Marsden funded research project (17-MAU-021) on superheavy element chemistry and physics. The person is required to have excellent knowledge in either theoretical chemistry or physics. The project is in collaboration with Prof. Witek Nazarewicz from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University, USA. The scholarship remains open until filled and comes with a scholarship to support for living expenses ($27,500 per annum) and tuition fees. Candidates are given the opportunity to obtain a PhD degree from Massey University. The duration of this scholarship is three years with the possibility of an extension.To be eligible for this scholarship you must fulfill the entry requirements for a PhD at Massey University.
Expressions of interest should contain the following information:
- A one-page summary justifying the applicant’s suitability for the role
- An academic CV
- Two letters of reference
- Transcript of qualifying degree
For more information about our research center or Massey University see the websites at http://ctcp.massey.ac.nz/and http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/home.cfm.
For more information about nuclear physics group of Prof. Nazarewicz, see https://people.nscl.msu.edu/~witek/www/Nazarewicz.htm.