PhD Scholarships, United Nations University, Research, Germany
Job Description: The United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), in collaboration with the Centre for Development Research of the University of Bonn (ZEF), the German Research Centre for Geoscience (GFZ) and German Aerospace Centre (DLR) is
offering 13 PhD Positionsfor outstanding students to carry out research within the WISDOM (Water-related Information System for the sustainable Development Of the Mekong delta in Vietnam) project. WISDOM is a German-Vietnamese initiative (more information can be found on http://www.wisdom.caf.dlr.de/) comprising 20 institutions based in Germany and Vietnam and coordinated in Germany by the German Aerospace Centre and in Vietnam by the Southern Institute of Water Resources Research. The PhD opportunities are offered by UNU-EHS on behalf of the four organisations mentioned above through funding from the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF).
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Potential candidates for all positions hosted by ZEF are asked to write a 1-2 page essay about their motivation to join the project and their first ideas about the PhD topic. All candidates should be ready to participate in ZEF’s PhD programme and to go to Vietnam on field work for a consecutive 8-10 months.
For further information concerning the scientific contents of the research for Pos. W10 to
W12, please contact Dr. Gabi Waibel, Center for Development Research, [email protected]
Application Deadline: 30September2010