PhD scholarship in Planning Tools for Stormwater Pollution Management,Denmark


DTU Environment invites for applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship within the field of planning tools for stormwater pollution management. The project is co-funded by the Sino-Danish University Center (SDC) and includes a compulsory research stay of at least 9 months at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Qualifications Candidates should have a master's degree in Environmental Engineering or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master's degree in Engineering. Desirable skills and/or interests for the candidate:

  • Urban hydrology, environmental chemistry, urban planning

  • Environmental modelling, geographical information systems and some programming

  • Stormwater management and climate change adaptation

  • Field and lab work

Approval and Enrollment The scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programs of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide. We offer We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, scientific advice and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a leading technical university in northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world. Salary and appointment terms The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years. Expected start date is October 1, November 1 or December 1, 2017. Application Please submit your online application no later than August 15, 2017. Applications must be submitted as one pdf file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online," fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one pdf file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma

  • Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and excel spreadsheet here)

Candidates may apply prior to ob­tai­ning their master's degree, but cannot begin before having received it. All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

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