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7 PhD Research Fellowships at Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) offers up to 7 PhD research fellowships to candidates who would like to pursue their PhD degree programme at ICTA within ‘María de Maeztu’ Excelence programme.

The project is entitled “Integrated modeling of human–ecological systems in a novel unified framework”. The supervisors are prof. Eric Galbraith and prof. Jeroen van den Bergh. The project is expected to start in early 2017.

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This programme, which aims to recognise excellence in stable research centres and includes a grant of 2 M€ over four years, confirms ICTA-UAB as a leading research institute focused on environmental science and global change.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of Environmental Science and Technology.

Scholarship Award: Contract terms are related to the trainee research staff programme at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (PIF):

This is a 3-year fellowship with an annual evaluation. The gross salary will be of 16.422€ per year. This means a monthly gross salary of 1.368, 50€ (12 payments).

The programme will cover the Ph.D. enrollment fees (except administrative taxes).

The programme providing funding for a research stay of up to 3 months to an international institute of high reputation.

The fellow will join one of the ICTA-UAB research groups and will be encouraged to collaborate broadly with our faculty.

The fellow will have access to a wide range of academic activities, such as research seminars and workshops, as well as training in relevant scientific skills and career development courses.

-The fellow should attend selected courses offered by the ICTA-UAB María de Maeztu Programme.

Scholarship can be taken in Barcelona, Spain

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

María de Maeztu fellowships are open to outstanding candidates with high grades and excellent oral and written English skills. We invite candidates with a background in environmental, earth and life sciences, chemistry, biology, geography or the social sciences, including sociology, anthropology, political science, economics and psychology. A passion for exploring interdisciplinary topics is required, as projects will encompass multidisciplinary teams with expertise in the natural sciences, technology studies and/or social sciences. Successful candidates must hold a master’s degree or equivalent at the time of recruitment.

Nationality: Applicants from all around the world are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have an excellent academic record (notably high grades) and have completed their Master’s degree before the recruitment date.

English language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent oral and written English skills.

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How to Apply: Interested candidates should send Curriculum Vitae, a letter with motivation and contact information of three referees to pr.mdm.icta-at-uab.cat.

Application Deadline: The deadline application is 25th October 2016.

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