Ph.D. Position in Eddy-Covariance for EORIC

The Earth Observation Research and Innovation Centre (EORIC) seeks a Doctoral Student with the focus on analysis of eddy covariance data. The Research will be conducted at the Mendel University and Global Change Research Institute of the Czech Republic in collaboration with the Centre.

A successful candidate will work with the data from the flux network in Ghana and Czech (history of measurement: 3-10 years), i.e. eddy-covariance and meteorological data from the towers, inventarization data, chamber measurements and remote sensing data. She or he will evaluate the data within one site or perform inter-site comparison, possibly also using the data from FLUXNET database.

Requirements:

  • Must be an enrolled staff of the University of Energy and Natural Resources
  • MSc degree in biological, environmental or atmospheric sciences or engineering
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of atmospheric processes, ecology/ecophysiology and the fluxes within the soil-plant-atmosphere system
  • Practice with R software (preferred) or Matlab and knowledge of statistical analysis
  • Capability of independent scientific work including publishing papers in impact factor journals
  • Good written/spoken English communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team of scientists, ability to lead people

 The offer includes:

– A scholarship to study at Mendel University

– Working position at the Global Change Research Institute

The deadline for applications is 30th December 2016. Please send a motivation letter, a structured CV with a review of your scientific publication and contact to 3 referees (Subject: EDDY-COVARIANCE DOCTORAL POSITION) to amos.kabobah@uenr.edu.gh and mark.amo-boateng@uenr.edu.gh