30 June 2017

PhD Position in Geodynamics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2017 Scholarship Positions 2017 2018


The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is inviting applications for PhD Position in the field of Geodynamics (Geodynamics, Tectonics, Laboratory Modelling).

The main objective of the program is to encourage international students in the field of research.

The PhD project forms part of a larger project (a Vici project from NWO, the Dutch National Science Foundation) on the processes of mountain building and continental deformation at subduction and collision zones.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is a leading, innovative and growing university that is at the heart of society and actively contributes to new developments in teaching and research.

Course Level: This position is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: The position is awarded in the project of Geodynamics (Geodynamics, Tectonics, Laboratory Modelling).

Scholarship Award: The salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel, and ranges from a minimum of € 2222 gross per month up to a maximum of € 2840 gross per month based on full-time employment (salary scale 85) for a PhD student.

Number of Awards: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Netherland

Eligibility:   Candidate who holds an MSc degree in Geodynamics, Tectonics, Structural Geology or Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, preferably with hands-on experience in laboratory-based modelling (analogue modelling), and is dedicated to pursuing a career in science.

Nationality: International Students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must hold a master degree.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter (outlining your motivation and research experience, max. 2 pages), CV (max. 4 pages), a publication list, and the names and contact details of two references (all combined into one PDF-file) to Wouter Schellart at w.p.schellart-at-vu.nl with “PhD in geodynamics” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: The PhD position application deadline is July 7, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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