Climate change PhD position at Ghent University

Climate chang PhD position at Ghent University (Belgium)

Project duration  

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:

Pascal Boeckx

 Isope Bioscience Laboratory, 

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering,

Ghent University

Coupure Links 653,

9000 Gent,


Phone: +3292646000


Applicants for this PhD position will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research

interests and compatibility of background with the researchfield





































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