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1 PhD and 1 MsC Position available at Khalifa University, Dept. of Earth Sciences in Terrestrial Sedimentology and Geochemistry

Position
1 PhD and 1 MsC Position available at Khalifa University, Dept. of Earth Sciences in Terrestrial Sedimentology and Geochemistry

Employer
Khalifa University of Science and Technology logo

Khalifa University of Science and Technology

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Homepage: http://www.ku.ac.ae


Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Sector
Academic

Relevant divisions
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology (GMPV)
Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Palaeontology (SSP)

Type
Full time

Level
Student / Graduate / Internship

Salary
Open

Preferred education
Other

Application deadline
30 May 2019

Posted
1 May 2019

Job description

The Department of Earth Sciences at Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi is seeking highly motivated applicants for a PhD and MsC position for the Project entitled Understanding the impact of Climate Change and Volcanism on Early Jurassic Flora and the continental Sedimentary Record, in the Southern Hemisphere.

The project explores the impact of Early Jurassic Large Igneous Province Activity on Terrestrial sediments, using integrated geochemistry, sedimentology and petrography.

Requirements:
Candidate should have a degree in geology or a related field. Candidates with appropriate experience in soil science, biology, environmental science or geography will also be considered.

Ability to undertake field work in remote localities as part of an international team is a key component of the project.

Positions are open to all nationalities. Position is fully funded including tuition and a monthly stipend.

Applicants should email Dr. Aisha Al Suwaidi (Aisha.alsuwaidi@ku.ac.ae) for additional details.


How to apply

Application and details of minimum requirements for application can be found on https://www.ku.ac.ae/admissions/graduate-admissions/
Deadline for Application: May 30th 2019