The Department of Applied Environmental Science announce Doctoral Position for EU/Non EU Students in the field of Applied Environmental Science at Stockholm University in Sweden, 2012
About Scholarship: Joint research efforts are an integral part of the project, ensuring a stimulating and international environment. The candidate will benefit from high quality training in research and complementary techniques and from scientific visits and secondments to other partners in the consortium. The candidate will collaborate closely with four other A-TEAM PhD students stationed at Stockholm University (3) and at IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Ltd (1), in Stockholm.
Study Subject: Applied Environmental Science
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship By: Stockholm University
-To be accepted to the ITM research study program, the applicant must have a university degree at the advanced level (e.g. Masters) or at least 240 hp/HEC, of which at least 60 hp/HEC at the advanced level.
- A university degree in chemistry, environmental science, informatics or a related field is desirable.
-Experience in computer programming and database management is an asset.
-It is desirable that the applicant also have 30 hp/HEC in other natural science subjects different from the major. -The academic requirements may be considered to be fulfilled if the applicant has acquired equivalent knowledge some other way.
- A very good command of oral and written English is required.
Selection criteria: The selection is based on the applicant’s ability to successfully pursue the research education.
-Special emphasis is put on the applicant’s knowledge and skills within the subject area, ability to express her/himself verbally and in writing, analytical aptitude, creativity, initiative and independence, and a capacity for working together with other researchers.
-The evaluation will be made based on the relevance of past education and experience, grades from previous university courses (in particular at the advanced level), the quality and ambition of the independent project work, references, a cover letter motivating the candidate’s interest, and interviews.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of EU / Non EU can apply
Deadline: November 20, 2012
Further Information: http://www.su.se/english/about/vacancies/phd-studies/phd-student-position-in-applied-environmental-science-1.105490