International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles invites application for fully funded Doctoral Stipends in the field of Atmosphere, Biosphere & Ecosystems, Soils, soil microbiology & soil hydrology, Paleoclimate in Germany. Students must be Master of Science, German ‘Diploma’ or equivalent degree in natural sciences and proficient in English. Handicapped persons and underrepresented women are eligible for apply. The International students can apply for this scholarship. Students are notified in early March. Send your complete application online by February 06, 2013.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided in Atmosphere, Biosphere & Ecosystems, Soils, soil microbiology & soil hydrology, Paleoclimate.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing PhD level.
Scholarship Provider: International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: -We welcome applications from well-motivated and highly-qualified students from all countries.
-Applicants hold (or are about to receive) a Master of Science, German ‘Diplom’ or equivalent degree in natural -sciences.
-Proficiency in English is required since English is the official language of the program.
-Handicapped persons with comparable qualifications receive preferential status.
-The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The International students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The IMPRS-gBGC located in Jena, Germany, offers fellowships to outstanding students interested in research on biogeochemical cycles in the Earth system. The school provides excellent research possibilities for students to obtain a PhD degree in a 3-years graduate program.
Projects currently open for application
• Greenhouse gas measurements from commercial airliners: exploiting a new data stream Biosphere & Ecosystems
• Thermodynamics and the land surface system Soils, soil microbiology & soil hydrology
• Resilience of the interaction between plants and soil microorganisms Paleoclimate
• The lacustrine communities in extreme environments – PhD subject 1: Effect of increasing temperature on the distribution and isotopic composition of their cell membrane lipids
• The lacustrine communities in extreme environments – PhD subject 2: Effect of increasing temperature on the microbial community structure in lake aggregates and in lake sediments
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Duration of award(s): Fellowship is offered for 3 years.
What does it cover? Fully funded PhD positions.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: You will be notified about the outcome of this pre-selection in early March.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Application deadline for these fully funded PhD positions is February 06, 2013.