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PhD Scholarship Functional and Ecological Morphology of Lizards in Belgium, 2015

The Faculty of Science is offering a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Biology for a doctoral student in the area of Functional and Ecological Morphology. Scholarship is awarded for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation. Applicant will receive gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.167,88 – € 2.486,53. The application deadline is 27 September 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship in the field of Functional and Ecological Morphology of Lizards.
Course Level: Scholarship is available to prepare a doctorate thesis and contribute to teaching and research in the Department of Biology.
Scholarship Provider: University of Antwerp
Scholarship can be taken at: Belgium

Eligibility:
-Applicant hold a master degree in Science in biology (or related sciences, with proven expertise in movement analysis and/or biomechancis)
-Applicant can submit outstanding academic results;
– Applicant have a strong interest in scientific research, more specifically in evolutionary biology and Functional Morphology
– Applicant preferably have proven expertise in morphology and/or ecology;
– Applicant preferably have some expertise in kinematical analysis, multivariate statistical analysis and Matlab modelling;
– Applicant have excellent communication skills (English);
-Also students in the final year of their degree can apply;
-The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university;
– Applicant’s academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy;
– Applicant is quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative;

Scholarship Open for International Students: Belgian citizens can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Faculty of Science is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Biology for a doctoral student in the area of Functional and Ecological Morphology. The Functional Morphology group (FunMorph) of the University of Antwerp investigates how complex organismal systems function and evolve. Our focus is on systems that are integrated (i.e. require the integrated functioning of many bodily parts) and ecologically relevant (i.e. affect the individual’s chances for survival and reproduction). Examples of functions under study include: locomotion, feeding, fighting, communication, and thermoregulation.

Number of award(s): There is only scholarship available.

Duration of award(s): A doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation.

What does it cover? A gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.167,88 – € 2.486,53;

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications may only be submitted online.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 27 September 2015.

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