The Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology is one of the major departments within the Faculty of Science at Stockholm University. The department has approximately 120 employees and educates approximately 1500 students annually. The main research areas are “Climate, environment and landscape”, “Landscape analysis and geomatics”, “Glacier and polar environments” and “Land and water resources”. Education is oriented towards geography, biology-earth sciences, geosciences and environmental protection.
The candidate should either have obtained a MSc, or acquired a total of 240 higher education credits (of which at least 60 at advanced level), or acquired in some alternative fashion the equivalent knowledge in geosciences. Preference will be given to those with a strong background in physical geography, GIS and remote sensing, permafrost and soil science, statistics and geochemistry. Experience with fieldwork in remote arctic regions under harsh conditions is considered an advantage. Candidates must be self motivated, committed and enthusiastic about working in the interdisciplinary research environment provided by the PAGE21 project. The PhD dissertation will be written in English.
Application Deadline is November 20, 2011
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