The Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics is pleased to offer PhD fellowships in Arctic Zooplankton Diversity Related to Functional Traits at UiT The Arctic University of Norway for the academic year 2022/2023.
The aim of PhD project will focus on the diversity of functional traits to understand the dynamics of Arctic zooplankton by analyzing functional traits for existing data on Arctic zooplankton communities collected within the Nansen Legacy and ECO TIP projects. Developing a model to gain knowledge on how copepod traits and the environment.
Beneficial offer for applicants to complete your studies in Norway.
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Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 15th August 2022.
- University or Organization: UiT The Arctic University of Norway
- Department: Department of Arctic and Marine Biology
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: Salary
- Number of Awards: N/A
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: Domestic and International
- The award can be taken in Tromsø, Norway
- Eligible Countries: All nationalities
- Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Arctic Zooplankton Diversity Related to Functional Traits offered by the university
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- A bachelor’s degree of 180 ECTS, a master’s degree of 120 ECTS, or an integrated master’s degree of 300 ECTS.
- A master’s thesis with a scope corresponding to at least 30 ECTS for a master’s degree of 120 ECTS.
- A master’s thesis with a scope corresponding to at least 20 ECTS for an integrated master’s degree of 300 ECTS.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: To be eligible for this opportunity, applicants need to take admitted to PhD degree at the UiT Arctic University of Norway. After being enrolled, applicants can apply for this job.
- Supporting Documents: Applicants must include the supporting documents:
- Cover letter explaining your motivation and research interests
- Diploma for bachelor’s and master’s degree
- Transcript of grades/academic record for bachelor’s and master’s degree
- Explanation of the grading system for foreign education
- Documentation of English proficiency
- 1-3 references with contact information
- Master’s thesis and any other academic works
- Project description (max. two pages excl. literature references)
- Admission Requirements: A Master’s degree or equivalent in biology, marine biology, biological oceanography, marine science or related area quantitative background in analytical and statistical methods
- Language Requirement: Applicants must document fluency in English and be able to work in an international environment.
The university will provide all the following benefits:
- Involvement in an interesting research project
- Good career opportunities
- A good academic environment with dedicated colleagues
- Flexible working hours and a state collective pay agreement
- Pension scheme through the state pension fund