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[Met-jobs] Funded PhD Studentship, University of Auckland (New Zealand)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 1 Mar 2012 14:29:22 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...


PhD Studentship: Carbon dioxide in the urban atmosphere, Auckland, New
Zealand

The School of Environment at The University of Auckland invites
applications for a fully funded PhD studentship to investigate temporal
and spatial variations of anthropogenic, biogenic and geogenic carbon
dioxide (CO_2 ) fluxes in the urbanised Auckland region.Eddy covariance,
carbon isotopic measurements and modelling techniques will be used to
(1) study exchange fluxes of CO_2, (2)_quantify local scale emissions of
CO_2 , and assess the role of vegetation in an urban setting.

The desired qualifications for the PhD student are: Masters degree in
atmospheric sciences or a closely related discipline; experience with
micrometeorological measurements, eddy covariance, stable isotope
measurements and/or modelling.

The successful candidate will be supported by a School of Environment
PhD Tuition Fees Bursary and a Professional Teaching Fellow position for
four years.

For any questions, contact:

Dr Luitgard Schwendenmann (l.schwendenmann@auckland.ac.nz
<mailto:l.schwendenmann@auckland.ac.nz>) or

Dr. Jennifer Salmond (j.salmond@auckland.ac.nz
<mailto:j.salmond@auckland.ac.nz>).

Application Closing Date is March 31, 2012

Applicants should submit their applications by email to the Mrs Ilse
Hindle, School of Environment, The University of Auckland
(<i.hindle@auckland.ac.nz>). The subject title for the email submission
should read “ENV PhD Opportunities”. Applications should include: Cover
letter with full contact details (especially email and Skype addresses)
and a clear statement of why the applicant is qualified to undertake the
PhD research topic, an up to date curriculum vitae, a list of three
referees and their contact details, a copy of academic transcripts for
undergraduate and any postgraduate courses of study completed and in the
case of non-native English speakers proof of English language
qualifications (e.g. IELTS score).




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