30 PhD positions (4 yrs) in the Netherlands in climate research of which 14 at Utrecht University

Job description:

The Netherlands Earth System Science Centre NESSC has 30 exciting and challenging PhD positions available, partly subsidised by the EU H2020 Marie S. Curie Cofund programme. Because of the European Cofund-financing, EU eligibility criteria will apply to a minimum of 13 of the positions, to be decided upon once all applications have been received.

NESSC brings scientists together with a background in physics, earth sciences, ecology and mathematics. To better understand the processes behind climate change and to improve future climate projections and predictions. The ideal candidates are interested in climate research, are highly motivated to perform research in an excellent, exciting and international working environment, and are committed to a 4 year PhD track. They are excited about moving to the Netherlands and to perform a secondment at one of the NESSC COFUND Partner Organisations in the Netherlands or globally.

The PhD positions will be hosted at one of the NESSC research institutes in the Netherlands: Utrecht University, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Radboud University Nijmegen, VU University Amsterdam, and Wageningen University. Of the 30 available positions, 8 are based at the Department of Earth Sciences at Utrecht University and 6 at Department of Physics (Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research).

How to apply:

For the description of and requirements for all 30 projects, please visit the NESSC website: https://www.nessc.nl/cofund/vacancies-available-projects/ Application are to be made via the link provided with each project.

The application deadline is May 19, 2019 and evaluations will be made soon thereafter. The expected enrolment is September - December 2019.

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posted: 10 April 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.