Climate change PhD position at Ghent University
Climate chang PhD position at Ghent University (Belgium)
4 years: January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2016
Application deadline 1 November 2012
Ghent University is a partner in a new Inter--‐University Attraction Pole (IUAP) funded by Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO): “The soil system under global change” (SOGLO). This IUAP is coordinated by Université catholique de Louvain (Prof. B. van Wesemael) and also includes Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Universiteit Antwerpen and several reputed European research institutes and universities. The projects research sites are located in Greenland, Belgium, Spain and Ethiopia. The project is highly integrative and includes a total of 8 PhD positions and two post--‐docpositions. A summary of the entire IUAP can be found on page2--‐4.
Prof. Pascal Boeckx of Ghent University (Belgium) is PI in the IUP for the following topic:
Sensitivity of soil organic carbon to disturbance
This PhD--‐project covers WP2 in the below project summary and is in collaboration with Prof. R. Merckx from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
Please send your further information requests and application to:
Isope Bioscience Laboratory,
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering,
Coupure Links 653,
Applicants for this PhD position will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research
interests and compatibility of background with the researchfield