Applications are invited for Fully Funded PhD FWO Research Project at Ghent University in Belgium. Applications are open for local and international students to pursue PhD degree programme (4y) in the framework of the FWO research project DynaMOD “an oceanographic and sediment DYNamic MODelling study of MOunded contourite Drifts”.
The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.
|Deadline||:||1 February 2019|
|Provider||:||The Renard Centre of Marine Geology (Department of Geology)|
|Course Level||:||PhD degree programme|
|Field of Study||:||Geology, Earth Sciences, Marine Sciences, Physical Oceanography|
Nationality for Fully Funded PhD FWO Research Project:
The scholarship is available to Belgium and International students.
Number of Scholarships: Not given
Eligibility for Fully Funded PhD FWO Research Project:
Entrance Requirements: Applicants preferably hold an MSc-degree in either Geology, Earth Sciences, Marine Sciences, Physical Oceanography (or equivalent). The eligibility requirements of Ghent University must be met. Demonstrated proficiency in English is a requirement. A suitable candidate is a communicative team-player, has an interest in broadening her/his horizons across scientific disciplines and is willing to participate in marine geophysical surveys. The applicant should be aware of the emphasis on both geophysical surveying and oceanographic modelling. Prior experience in either geophysical processing (seismic, multibeam) and/or physical oceanography is recommended. The PhD candidate will be expected to dissipate the finds in scientific peer-reviewed journal papers, conference presentations, and a PhD dissertation, as well as through communications to the larger non-specialist audience. The candidate will interact, collaborate and actively contribute to the whole of interdisciplinary activities by all agencies, international scientists (NUI Galway, Helmholtz Center Geesthacht, Royal Holloway University of London) and third parties (Flanders Marine Institute) involved in the research project. Due to the international character of this study, the applicant must be willing to spend several weeks abroad within the framework of research mobility. She/he will be encouraged to strengthen the academic background and competencies, through for example assisting in teaching activities (practical exercises, field work, supervising).