- Applications are invited for a student to work on a project regarding the Investigation and development of the macromolecular Chemistry required for a portable desalination device, working through forward osmosis with a regeneratable solute. This research project will be carried out under the supervision of Prof. Emmanuel Sinagra and the co-supervision of Prof. David Magri, Dr Daniel Vella and Dr Ruben Gatt in collaboration with WizaR&D Ltd. The person is required to be engaged immediately by 15 October 2017.
- Applicants must be in possession of at least a B.Sc. (Hons) degree with Chemistry as a main area of study obtained with at least Second Class Honours from the University of Malta, or a comparable degree from any other recognised university. Very good knowledge of English is a prerequisite. Any direct experience in research project work or industrial experience will be considered an asset.
- Bench fees are covered (EUR3,000) and the position carries an allowance of EUR 7,000. These will be financed by WizaR&D Ltd, through funds obtained from the MarSA fund of the Malta Marittima Agency, through the Take-Off incubator.
- Applicants should submit their letter of application, a copy of their curriculum vitae and copies of their certificates. Applications must be sent by e-mail to the Project Support Office at email@example.com and should be received by not later than noon of 5 October, 2017.
International candidates are required to present certified translations of their qualifications into English.
Late applications will not be considered.
Any international applicants are required to present an internationally recognised English Language Proficiency Certificate at the required level. Further details are available online.
International applicants are also advised to familiarise themselves with information available on the website of the International Office, particularly the sections concerning tuition fees, visas and e-residence permit conditions and requirements. International candidates will need to provide assurance that they have the funds available to cover their studies and their stay in Malta. The stipend awarded for this scholarship is to be considered as a form of allowance and will not cover all the costs attached to studying and living in Malta.
- Further details about this project may be obtained from: Prof. Pierre Schembri Wismayer MD Ph.D. of WizaR&D, Prof. Emmanuel Sinagra, Prof. David Magri, Dr Daniel Vella and Dr Ruben Gatt.