PhD Position Available at School of Physics

22 Mar 2024

Theory and simulation of semiconductor nanowire quantum-confined heterostructures

Applications are invited for a four-year Ph.D. studentship in theoretical and computational condensed matter physics at the School of Physics, University College Cork (UCC), under the supervision of Dr. Christopher Broderick. The studentship is funded by a recently awarded Royal Society-Science Foundation Ireland University Research Fellowship, includes a stipend of €22,000 per annum, and pays full tuition fees.

Full advert, project details and criterias you will find linked here: PhD Position

To be considered for this position, applicants should submit:

  • A cover letter outlining their interest in, and any experience relevant to, the research project (max. 1 page)
  • An up to date CV including details of relevant training, skills and experience, in addition to details of undergraduate courses taken, grades achieved and projected overall degree grade (max. 2 pages), and 
  • A minimum of one academic reference letter (e.g. from a research project or internship supervisor)

via email to Dr. Christopher Broderick (email:

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, April 26th, 2024.

Informal enquiries may be directed, in confidence, to Dr. Christopher Broderick (via the email address specified above).

School of Physics

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Room 213 (Physics Office), 2nd floor, Kane Science Building, University College Cork, Ireland.,