Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation PhD Scholarship

Camille and Henry Dreyfus were natives of the Basel area and completed their doctoral work in chemistry at the University of Basel. To celebrate this legacy and promote the next generation of discoveries in chemistry the Dreyfus Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry at the University of Basel, is offering a PhD fellowship to support studies in chemistry.

Your position

The scholarship will begin on 1 September 2019 and will cover a full PhD stipend at the University of Basel for the time of study up to a maximum of four years. The doctoral studies will follow the PhD requirements at the University of Basel.

Your profile

The scholarship is addressed to highly motivated students who are eligible to enroll in the PhD programme at the University of Basel. The applicant should be someone who appreciates that chemistry can be a force for positive change in the world. Applicants are encouraged to contact potential supervisors ahead of application submission to learn whether there is space available in a specific research group and to define a potential research project.

We offer you

Doctoral students at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Basel benefit from a world-class research infrastructure. The Basel area has a long history in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries and students in this region benefit from the high density of world-class research in both academia and industry.

Application

Deadline for applications is closed for 2019.

The following documents should be sent by email to the coordinator of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation PhD Scholarship Program at the University of Basel, Prof. Dr. Dennis Gillingham (dennis.gillingham@unibas.ch):

1. letter of motivation
2. CV (including a list of publications)
3. statement of research background and interests (one page)
4. two reference letters

Contact

For further information please contact the coordinator of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation PhD Scholarship Program at the University of Basel:
Prof. Dr. Dennis Gillingham
phone: +41 61 207 11 48
Email: dennis.gillingham@unibas.ch

https://www.dreyfus.org