Research positions: any discipline

University of Konstanz
University of Konstanz
Konstanz, Germany
Three 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships (any discipline represented at the University of Konstanz)
The University of Konstanz, with its “Institutional Strategy to Promote Top-Level Research”, has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments. The Zukunftskolleg is a central…
Read more Published 2017-05-22 | Closing on 2017-06-13
University of Konstanz
University of Konstanz
Konstanz, Germany
Two 5-year Research Fellowships (any discipline represented) & one 5-year Hector Pioneer Fellowship (in the STEM fields)
The University of Konstanz, with its “Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research,” has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments. The Zukunftskolleg is a central…
Read more Published 2017-05-22 | Closing on 2017-06-13

 

Research positions on biogeochemistry, ethohydraulics, permafrost, soil and molecular biology

ETH Zurich
ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Post-doctoral fellow in biogeochemistry of river systems
  The Research Group on Aquatic Chemistry at ETH Zurich and Eawag conducts research on biogeochemical processes in freshwater systems. The team combines chemical sensors, stable isotope methods and numerical modeling to quantify pathways and…
Read more Published 2017-06-22 | Closing on 2017-08-15
ETH Zurich
ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Doctoral position on “Ethohydraulics of small fish in streams”
  The Institute of Environmental Engineering (IfU) together with the Laboratory for Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW), both in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering at ETH Zurich, are seeking a dynamic and motivated doctoral student…
Read more Published 2017-06-22
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
Birmensdorf, Switzerland
Head of Research Unit “Snow and Permafrost”
  WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF   The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and thus of the ETH Domain. WSL focuses on the sustainable use and…
Read more Published 2017-06-22
Ghent University
Ghent University
Gent, Belgium
Assistant – Soil Management
Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, and technical and social services on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and…
Read more Published 2017-06-22 | Closing on 2017-07-11
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
‘t Horntje, Netherlands
Postdoc Viral Molecular Biology (POMVIDDY project)
The department of Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry (MMB; department chair prof. dr. J.S. Sinninghe Damsté), is looking for a postdoc with a solid scientific background in (meta)genomics to help us unravel the diversity and activity of polar marine viruses and their hosts…
Read more Published 2017-06-21 | Closing on 2017-08-15
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
‘t Horntje, Netherlands
PhD-student Polar Viral Diversity & Dynamics
The department of Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry (MMB; department chair prof. dr. J.S. Sinninghe Damsté), is looking for a committed PhD-student to help us elucidate the diversity and activity of polar marine viruses and their hosts within the project “Polar marine…
Read more Published 2017-06-21 | Closing on 2017-08-15
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
‘t Horntje, Netherlands
PhD-student Marine Viral Ecology
The department of Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry (MMB; department chair prof. dr. J.S. Sinninghe Damsté), is looking for a highly-motivated PhD-student to help unravel the role of viral lysis in the iron cycle in the Antarctic Ocean within the project “Iron…
Read more Published 2017-06-21 | Closing on 2017-08-15

 

Career Workshop 2017

15 PhD positions on the Resource Recovery

The EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie MSCA-ETN Project NEW-MINE (Resource Recovery Through Enhanced Landfill Mining) is looking for candidates to conduct funded PhDs on the Resource Recovery Through Enhanced Landfill Mining. The project lies on a consortium of high profile universities, research institutions and companies located in Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy and UK.

Information and applications can be found in the website of new-mine.

UNEP internships

 
Students from a wide range of disciplines are able to apply, and depending on qualifications, are selected for internships that relate either to the organization’s strategic activities or to administrative or technical functions. Internships afford you the opportunity to work in a multi-cultural international organization.
Requirements
  • The applicant MUST be in his/her third or fourth year of under-graduate (BA/BSc.) or in a graduate (Masters) or post-graduate (PhD) programme, and must continue to be enrolled during the period of the internship and after.
  • Willingness to intern on a full-time basis spending five days a week for a period of not less than THREE MONTHS and not exceeding SIX MONTHS.
  • Send a letter of endorsement from his/her educational institution, attesting to the fact that he/she is currently a registered student and will continue to be enrolled for the envisaged period of the internship. A letter from any one of the following personnel is suggested:
    • Dean of Students or Dean of Faculty
    • Registrar
    • Placement Office
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of any other UN language (French or Spanish) is an advantage
http://www.unep.org/vacancies/default.asp?vac_level=Interns

Remunerated PhD positions

  1. PhD position No. 11 in Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN HypoTRAIN: Linking flow, biogeochemical cycling and micropollutant transformation
    Country:GERMANY | Organisation: Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. | Research fields: Environmental science |Application deadline: 15/05/2015
  2. PhD position No. 5 in Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN HypoTRAIN: Coupled reactive transport modelling of hyporheic zone processes
    Country:GERMANY | Organisation: Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. | Research fields: Environmental science |Application deadline: 15/05/2015
  3. PhD position with a focus on large-scale surface water-groundwater exchange
    Country:SWEDEN | Organisation: Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. | Research fields: Environmental science |Application deadline: 08/01/2015
  4. PhD position in atmospheric chemistry
    Country:FRANCE | Organisation: The Opal-Coast University | Research fields: Chemistry, Environmental science | Application deadline: 31/01/2015
  5. PhD position No. 4 in Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN HypoTRAIN: Biogeochemical processing along hyporheic flow paths
    Country:GERMANY | Organisation: Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. | Research fields: Environmental science |Application deadline: 15/05/2015

10 doctoral fellowships in Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Natural Sciences

SALSA, the Graduate School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, is announcing 10 doctoral fellowships to begin on April 1st, 2015. The program offers a structured, three-year period of multidisciplinary research combined with an integrated curriculum in Analytical Sciences.

Applications will be accepted upon submission via our online application tool only (www.analytical-sciences.de), which will be accessible from October 14th until November 16th, 2014. Graduate students (master’s degree or equivalent) in chemistry, biology, physics and related disciplines with an interest in Analytical Sciences as well as graduates with a background in natural sciences education are invited to apply. For further information please visit http://www.analytical-sciences.de

15 PhD positions (Early Stage Researchers, ESR) in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie MSCA-ETN Project REDMUD


Complete information here.

Positions number 7 and 8 are below.

ESR 7: Process Intensification for rare earth element recovery from BR
Objectives: To intensify the leaching of REEs from BR by different mineral acids by the use of ultrasound reactors, and to determine the optimal process parameters; To use carbon dioxide for the neutralisation of BR.
Host: KU Leuven (Belgium)
Supervisor: Prof. T. Van Gerven (tom.vangerven@cit.kuleuven.be) & Prof. K. Binnemans
Duration*: 36 months

ESR 8: Recovery of rare earths with supported ionic liquid phases  
Objectives: To use supported ionic liquid phases (SILPs) to recover REEs, and especially Sc, from acidic leachates; To develop models to describe the sorption of the metal ions on the SILPs; To investigate different ionic liquid/solid support combinations in SILPs; To perform separation experiments with SILPs in chromatographic columns.
Host: KU Leuven (Belgium)
Supervisor: Prof. K. Binnemans (koen.binnemans@chem.kuleuven.be) Duration*: 36 months