PhD position in the research field of “Experimental hydrology and modelling“
Within the “Vienna Doctoral Programme on Water Resources Systems” the Vienna University of Technology is offering a PhD position in the research field of “Experimental hydrology and modelling”. This doctoral programme is a dedicated programme of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) that promotes doctoral research and education at the highest standards and provides excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary research. International networking is facilitated by a mobility programme with a spectrum of attractive international partner institutions and a comprehensive guest scientist programme.
The PhD position is envisaged to start as soon as possible and will extend over a maximum duration of 3 years. The PhD project will focus on the identification of surface and subsurface processes, stream-aquifer interactions and the modelling of these processes in the Hydrological Open Air Laboratory (HOAL) (http://hoal.hydrology.at) in Lower Austria. The PhD will include field work and model development, experiences in both fields are advantageous.
Candidates should hold a Master (or similar) degree in Environmental Sciences, Hydrology, Environmental or Civil Engineering or related disciplines, with an excellent speaking and writing knowledge in English. The ideal candidate is willing to and can work in an interdisciplinary and international team, possesses a good knowledge of hydrological processes and mathematics and has at least basic skills in programming (R, Matlab, or similar).
Candidates should send a letter of application, a statement of research interests, a Curriculum Vitae, and copies of education certificates including transcripts of grades as a single .pdf file to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is March 1, 2017.