The Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) invites applications for a 3 year PhD–position within Forest Sciences.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Field work to acquire experimental data for scientific analyses of site productivity.
- Statistical analyses of site productivity determined from time series of 3-dimensional data from laser scanning and matching of aerial photography and from core samples acquired in field surveys.
- Validation of scientific findings in practical and operational settings.
- It is expected that the scientific results will be documented in articles for international publication.
- Conduct course work in accordance with NMBU’s Phd regulations.
- Applicant must hold an academically relevant education corresponding to a five-year Norwegian degree programme, where 120 credits are at master’s degree level.
- Applicant must hold a MS degree in forestry, with good background and interest in forest mensuration/forest inventory and statistics.
- Applicant must have experience with handling of spatial data; experience with airborne laser scanning and/or digital photogrammetry, and statistical software
- Applicant must possess fluency in English (both spoken and written).
- The salary for PhD-scholarship start at wage grade 50 on the Norwegian Government salary scale upon employment and follow ordinary meriting regulations.
- Apply online. Applications must include (electronically):
- Letter of intent
- Complete list of publication
- Copies of degree certificates
- Transcripts of academic records (all certified)
- 2 References (with phone numbers and e-mail addresses). Publications should be included electronically within the application deadline.
|Organization||Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)|
|Subject areas||Forestry, Forest Sciences|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||April 19, 2017|
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