PhD position in whale acoustics

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Jun 2021

The student is expected to start as soon as possible, or no later than November 2021.

The application should include:

  • A short letter (max. 2 pages) of motivation where the candidate also provides her/his future vision and why pursuing a PhD degree.
  • CV (curriculum vitae) including education, research and work experience.
  • Certificates of education (BS and MSc degree) and course transcripts with grades.
  • Names and full contact information for two professionals referees (including their relationship to the applicant).
  • Overview of publications (if any).
  • A short research proposal (max 2 pages) including a review of relevant literature.
  • Applicants are also invited to send PDF of MS thesis (in any language) and any other relevant publications if available (max. 5 documents).

All applications will be answered and applicants will be informed about the appointment when a decision has been made. Applications are valid in the system for 6 months after the application deadline.

Appointments to positions at the University of Iceland are made in consideration of the Equal Rights Policy of the University of Iceland.

The University of Iceland has a special Language Policy.

The University of Iceland is a growing community of knowledge and is a very dynamic and interesting workplace. Our values are academic freedom, professionalism and equality. The University strives to provide flexibility and encourages participation in the progression of the studies and research in all fields within the realm of the University.

The School of Engineering and Natural Sciences employs around 400 people involved with teaching and research. The School offers an international working environment, with the number of international employees and students increasing each year. Currently about quarter of all employees and graduate students are international. The school has 2000 students, thereof around 180 PhD students and 340 MS students. The School of Engineering and Natural Sciences is proud of its¿ diversity and reform-minded environment where knowledge acquisition and sharing is paramount.

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