26/10/2016

PhD candidate 'reconstructing Holocene spatio-temporal bog developments'

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Wageningen UR
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    24/11/2016 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Netherlands › Wageningen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38

OFFER DESCRIPTION

You have an MSc degree in physical geography, earth sciences, environmental sciences, biology or a related field, and preferably experience with reconstruction of wetland environments. You are able to develop appropriate survey strategies for bog landscapes and to lead the geological fieldwork component. You are experienced in or acquainted with digital modelling of landscape processes as suitable for the present subject. You are interested in looking beyond the boundaries of your own discipline and moving forward by joining efforts with the other members of the project team. You are proficient in English, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work efficiently alone as well as in a team. You will write manuscripts for publication in international peer-reviewed journals, which will constitute the main part of your PhD thesis.

Applications should include:

  • a motivation letter, stating why you want to do this research and how you fit the requirements (no more than one page);
  • a full academic CV;
  • a list of grades obtained for your Bachelor and Master (or equivalent) programs;
  • a writing sample, e.g. a published paper or a chapter from your MA thesis.

More Information

Benefits

A full-time appointment (1.0 fte, 38 hours/week) for a period of 18 months with extension of 30 months, starting in February 2017. Salary ranges from € 2191,- in the first year to € 2801,- (gross) in the fourth year based on full-time employment. You will be appointed at the Soil Geography and Landscape Group of Wageningen University.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Agricultural sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Wageningen UR
Netherlands
Wageningen
6708 PB
Droevendaalsesteeg

EURAXESS offer ID: 152843
Posting organisation offer ID: 36798

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