PhD Researchers in Global Change and Hurricanes, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

The departments of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences are currently looking for 2 PhD students (AIO) (f/m) for the High Potential Programme granted by the Utrecht University: Global Change and Hurricanes.

Qualifications for PhD position 1:

Highly motivated candidate with experience in Earth Sciences and a MSc in an appropriate field.

Qualifications for PhD position 2:

The candidate must have experience in modelling and programming of dynamical climate models and holds a MSc (or equivalent) degree in a relevant field (e.g. earth sciences, environmental sciences, meteorology).

Terms of employment

A fulltime PhD position is offered for 4 years (0.8 fte is an option).

The gross monthly salary increases from EUR 1,956.- in year 1 to EUR 2,502.- in year 4, according to the Collective Employment Agreement of the Dutch Universities.

Secondary benefits include e.g. a pension scheme, flexible employment conditions, holiday bonus and end-of-year bonus.

Further details

Are you interested? You can obtain further details for PhD1 from Dr. Gert-Jan Reichart

(phone: +31(0)30 253 5041

e-mail: or Prof. J.S. Sinninghe Damsté

(phone: +31(0) 222 369550


For PhD2: Dr. Stefan C. Dekker

(phone +31(0)30 253 2500 e-mail: or Prof. Dr. Martin J. Wassen

(phone: +31(0)30 253 5764,



Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of your research interests, and the names and addresses of 2 references, must be sent to:

Faculty of Geosciences - Personnel Department
PO Box 80115
3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands

or submitted by e-mail to:

Please mention where you originally saw the advertisement and quote vacancy number 72077 in all communications.

The positions are open until May 31.

For more information see; PhD Researchers in Global Change and Hurricanes, Utrecht University, The Netherlands:

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