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.
- 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.
Apply online and include the following:
- A letter of intent
- 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
|Organization||Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)|
|Subject areas||Ecology, Biology, Forest Science|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||February 14th, 2020|
- Total Jobs 37 Jobs
- Address Norway