5 PhD positions in SWIMWAY Project at NIOZ 1834 views

5 PhD positions in SWIMWAY Project at NIOZ: The department of Coastal Systems (COS) invites applications from highly motivated candidates for filling up the PhD position for “ SWIMWAY – Tracking fish migration and habitat selection in the Wadden Sea” which is funded by Waddenfonds, the Ministry of LNV, Rijkswaterstaat and the three northern Dutch provinces. The Wadden Sea is a UNESCO world heritage site and renowned for being the most extensive intertidal mudflat system in the world. In the ‘Swimway’-project, we will study conservation and restoration measures to help restore the fish community in the Dutch Wadden Sea.

About the project: In the ‘Swimway’-project involving 5 PhD positions and one Postdoc. The aim of this PhD-project is to study migration and habitat use of several large fish species using acoustic telemetry and data storage tagging. The candidate will use these spatiotemporal data for modelling habitat selection within the Wadden Sea and migration routes between rivers, the Wadden Sea and North Sea

Position: PhD Position

Fellowship: As per norms.

Location: Royal NIOZ Texel (THE NETHERLANDS)

Duration: 5 years with an excellent salary, a pension scheme, a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary, a year-end bonus.

Educational qualifications: Interested and eligible candidates must have master degree in biology, marine biology, ecology, environmental science, or a related subject. Candidates with experience in movement ecology and/or modelling, analytical and numerical techniques, as well as with earlier research experience will be preferred.

Closing Date: January 8th, 2020

How to apply: Interested and eligible applicants may apply online mode with Application (cover letter), CV, Diploma (MSc) by or before January 8th, 2020 through the link given below.

Contact Address: for any other information about this please contact Dr. Allert Bijleveld (Tenure-track scientist and supervisor at NIOZ) or Dr. Erwin Winter (Scientist at Wageningen University & Research).

Quick Overview——–
Organization Royal NIOZ Texel
Position PhD position
Country   Netherlands
Subject areas Biology, Marine Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science
Fellowship As per norms
Eligibility Master Degree in related subjects.
Deadline January 8th, 2020

For more information: For detailed announcement and instructions for submission of application, eligibility requirements, other terms and conditions, please visit the link given below.


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