University of Otago calls for application for PhD studies in Space Physics, New Zealand
Study Subject(s):Space Physics
Scholarship Provider: University of Otago
The award can be taken at: New Zealand
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Eligibility: Candidates should have received a master’s degree in science or engineering, or a similar degree at an equivalent academic level, at the start of the PhD project. A candidate is sought with good background in physics with experience in computational modelling and electromagnetism. The ideal candidate would be proficient in Matlab and also have experience in Space Physics, Ionospheric, Upper Atmospheric and/or Geophysics.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Description: The Space Physics group at the Physics Department, University of Otago has a funded PhD student position available. The position is funded through the European Union FP7 project “A new, ground based data-assimilative modeling of the Earth’s plasmasphere – a critical contribution to Radiation Belt modeling for Space Weather purposes”. This project includes multiple institutions worldwide, including Europe, the USA, South Africa and New Zealand. The student’s research will be part of a work package inside this project, under the supervision of Associate Professor Craig J. Rodger. The PhD student is intended to start from 1 August 2011 and the position will remain open until it is filled.
How to Apply: Online
application Deadline: remain open until it is filled