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[Met-jobs] PhD Opportunities at the University of Leeds (UK)

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:24:17 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

We are seeking applicants for two PhD studentships in ecosystem and global 
carbon cycle research at the University of Leeds, UK. These are great 
opportunities to work with novel observations and models in a team of 
internationally renowned scientists on a topic of great societal importance.

Applicants should have (or expect) a good first degree (1 or high 2i), or a 
good Masters degree in a physical or mathematical discipline, such as 
mathematics, physics, geophysics, engineering, meteorology, geography, or 
environmental science. Experience with programming languages is of advantage.

Details about eligibility are available on the DTP website:

<http://www.nercdtp.leeds.ac.uk>

Project 1: How will Northern Ecosystems respond to Global Environmental Change?
Primary supervisor: Dr. Wolfgang Buermann

<http://www.nercdtp.leeds.ac.uk/projects/index.php?id=561>

Project 2: How much CO2 can trees remove from the atmosphere?
Primary supervisor: Prof. Martyn Chipperfield

<http://www.nercdtp.leeds.ac.uk/projects/index.php?id=>

Please contact primary project supervisors in advance of any applications.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Application is to the Leeds York NERC doctoral training scheme. Successful 
applicants from the European Union will receive an annual tax-free stipend (14 
296 GBP), payment of tuition fees and a research training support grant of 7 
000 GBP. Note that healthcare provision is automatically included in the UK 
system at no extra cost.

The deadline for applications is 9th January 2017.

Applicants are advised, in the first instance, to contact the corresponding PI 
of the project in advance of submitting a formal application to Spheres Leeds 
York NERC DTP: <http://www.nercdtp.leeds.ac.uk/how-to-apply/>.




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