[ES_JOBS_NET] Phd positions in paleoceanography, environmental oceanography or biogeochemistry

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sat Sep 10 16:40:47 MDT 2016

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From: Benoit Thibodeau <thibodeau.benoit at gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 1:23 AM

The Environmental Geochemistry and Oceanography research group at the
University of Hong Kong invites applications for a PhD-student position in
paleoceanography, environmental oceanography or biogeochemistry. The
precise subject of the thesis will be decided upon agreement between the
candidate and the supervisor and will depends on the candidate interests
and strengths and the research interest of the group, which include
paleoceanography, trace element in carbonated microfossils, nitrogen cycle
(past and present) and marine pollution. We encourage applications from
enthusiastic and self-motivated students who have demonstrated academic and
research excellence in environmental or earth sciences, chemistry, or a
related quantitative discipline. Applicants should have a 1st class honours
degree or a 2.1 honours degree plus Master's (or equivalent). Experience in
geochemistry and/or mass spectrometry is considered an asset. Successful
applicants will be supported in their application to the Hong Kong PhD
Fellowship Scheme (HKPF) and will have the chance to join the University of
Hong Kong, ranked 25th in the field of Earth and Marine Sciences by the
2016 QS World University Subject Ranking. Today, HKU is recognized
internationally as a dynamic and comprehensive university of world-class
standing. With its distinguished excellence in research and outstanding
performance in teaching, it attracts first-class teaching and research
staff and brilliant students from around the world. More information about
graduate study in HKU can be found here: http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/
gradsch/prospective-students/why-choose-hku The position will be granted
with a competitive salary. Interested candidates should send a 1-page cover
letter, their CV (including the name of 3 references) and transcripts
(unofficial accepted) to Dr. Benoit Thibodeau at bthib at hku.hk. Review of
the application will begin on the 30th of September 2016 and will continue
until the position is filled. The starting date will be 1st September 2017.
Applicants for whom English is not the first language, or who have not
undertaken their degree studies with English as the language of
instruction, must attain a satisfactory English language test score
(TOEFL), as described here: http://www.gradsch.hku.hk/
gradsch/web/apply/guide1617/5-1.html The Environmental Geochemistry and
Oceanography research group at the University of Hong Kong website:
http://web.hku.hk/~bthib/index.html https://careers.agu.org/job/
biogeochemistry/ Dr. Benoit Thibodeau Research Assistant Professor
Environmental Geochemistry & Oceanography Research Group Department of
Earth Sciences Hui Oi Chow Building, room 313 The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong +852 3917 7835 Editorial Board/Review Editor
Frontiers in Marine Science: Marine Biogeochemistry
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