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Job: PhD position available on Land Use Climate interactions at UNamur

Added: 16-10-2013. Closing date: 08-12-2013

PhD studentship in geography – geoinformatics (4years – full time).

The Department of Geography, University of Namur, in collaboration with the Faculty of Computer Science, is hiring a PhD student for four years, starting early 2014. The project involves working on the modelling and software programming of interactions between climate and land use change in Belgium/Western Europe.

Candidates must hold a Master in geography, informatics, bioinformatics, or equivalent topics. The selected candidate will have strong computer skills, will be familiar with object-oriented programming, data modelling & integration, service oriented architectures and agent-based modelling in particular. Candidates are expected to be sensitive to environmental issues and sustainable development.

Candidates should also have good abilities to work in a team, whilst capable of strong autonomy and creativity.. The selected candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of around 10 researchers working on similar topics at UNamur and will also evolve within an inter-university research consortium.

Candidates must be eligible for a scholarship.

Applications (including CV, at least 2 contacts of reference, and if possible, an electronic version of the MsC thesis) should be sent to corentin.fontaine@unamur.be before 8th December 2013.

For more info, contact: corentin.fontaine@unamur.be or nicolas.dendoncker@unamur.be.

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