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PhD Studentship in the department of Environmental Geosciences at University of Vienna

PhD Studentship  in the department of Environmental Geosciences at University of Vienna, Austria

Study Subject(s):Environmental Geosciences
Course Level:Predoctoral

Scholarship Provider: University of Vienna

Scholarship can be taken at: Austria



  • Diploma/Master in Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences or Chemistry.
  • Very good analytical or modeling experience to achieve the own research goals, which must be in accordance to the goals of the Department

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: We are looking for a Ph.D. student in the field of Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences or related sciences. We offer a 4 year pre-doc research assistant position with the possibility to achieve a Ph.D. The research profile must be in accordance with the research goals of the department (see webpage). Please apply with a research statement (2-3 pages). We offer a position in a highly motivated international English speaking group and excellent lab conditions.We expect the active contribution to the working group and the task in the Department.


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Scholarship Application Deadline: no later than 31.08.2011

2012/2013 Call for Application for EURIAS Fellowship Programme: Humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 14 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyons, Nantes, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars as well as from leading senior researchers. Based on the 2011/2012 application campaign, the EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly competitive. To match the Programme standards, applicants have to submit a solid and innovative research proposal, to demonstrate the ability to forge beyond disciplinary specialisation, to show an international commitment as well as quality publications in high-impact venues.

Scholarship Application Deadline:May 31st, 2011

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MSc Research Grant in the School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda

One MSc Research position and bursary is available on a Rockefeller Foundation funded research project on climate in agricultural systems of Uganda, in the School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Makerere University. The goal of the project is to provide a framework for developing farm and community level adaptation strategies to climate change in Uganda’s agricultural and natural resources management systems. In this regard the project intends to; 1). Assess vulnerability of agro-ecological zones to climate variability and change, and 2). Identify adaptation measures to the effects of change on a selected agro-enterprise within an agro-ecological zone.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 20th May 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application