A full PhD scholarship is available for a very good candidate with a background in civil and environmental engineering, environmental science, applied microbiology, ecology or equivalent, interested in carrying out experimental research of physical, biological and chemical processes occurring in wetlands treating domestic wastewater, and undertaking subsequently corresponding statistical data analysis and computer modelling studies.
Applicants from Africa are eligible to apply.
Work experience in academia, relevant industries and/or local authorities would be beneficial.
The successful candidate will have a 1st or 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and will ideally have a proven commitment to working in field and laboratory environments.
Monaghan County Council will fund one full PhD scholarship covering student maintenance, project consumables and equipment, travel costs, and bench and postgraduate registration fees available to UK, EU and international students.
The exact amount (between £58 and £85k) of the scholarship will be subject to the fee status and needs of the candidate.
The PhD studentship will be awarded for three years. No deadline for applications has been set.
The search for a suitable candidate will continue as long as necessary.
However, it is anticipated that the official start date is likely to be around 1 March, but an early start will be encouraged.
The application should include the following documents: comprehensive cover letter, full application form, at least two references, English language certificates (if English is not the native language), project proposal (two pages including references; outline of the candidate`s research input based on interests and skills).
Informal enquiries before submission of the full application are encouraged. Please contact :
Dr Miklas Scholz,
Senior Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering,
School of Engineering and Electronics,
The University of Edinburgh,
William Rankine Building,
The King`s Buildings, EH9 3JL,
Scotland, United Kingdom;
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 6780;
Fax: +44 (0)131 650 6554;
E-mail: m.scholz[at]ed.ac.uk For more information see; Full PhD Scholarship in Environmental Engineering