PhD scholarship: Forest Ecology and Forest History 529 views

The Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) have a vacant 3-year PhD position related to Forest Ecology and Forest History. The PhD project is based on collaboration between MINA and a strategic institutional program at the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO).

Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Dendrochronological studies.
  • Soil charcoal analysis and basic pollen analysis.
  • Determination of soil carbon stocks.
  • Identification and registration of boreal forest plants and fungi.
  • Exploring links between contemporary biodiversity, forest history, and soil carbon stocks.
  • Dissemination of results.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must meet the conditions defined for admission to a PhD program at NMBU.
  • Applicant must have an academically relevant education corresponding to a five-year Norwegian degree program, where 120 credits are at master’s degree level
  • Applicant must have a documented strong academic background from previous studies and be able to document proficiency in both written and oral English.
  • Applicant must have relevant master degree in Ecology, Biology, Forest Science, or similar, with good results.
  • Fundamental knowledge in boreal forest ecology.
  • Ability to work independently as well as the ability to cooperate under varying conditions (e.g. under field- and lab conditions).
  • High work capacity and driving license.

Applications:

Apply online and include the following:

  • A letter of intent
  • CV
  • Full publication list
  • Copies of degree certificates and transcripts of academic records (all certified)
  • A list of two persons who may act as references (with phone numbers and e-mail addresses).
  • Publications should be included electronically
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Country Norway
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Ecology, Biology, Forest Science
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline February 14th, 2020
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Company Information
  • Total Jobs 39 Jobs
  • Address Norway
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