PhD Research fellow in Numerical modeling of tight rocks available in Norway, 2013

This PhD position within the Tight Rocks project is funded by the Statoil and has been open to the applicants by PGP, Physics of Geological Processes, at the Department of Geosciences. This offer is for PhD position the focus of which will be the study of the stress evolution and mechanical properties of tight rocks. Special emphasis will be given to the role of material heterogeneities in general and anisotropy in particular. It is an international eligible grant and is obtainable at Norway.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

:-The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty.

-Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

-Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in geology, geophysics, physics, or mechanical engineering.

-The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.

-The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

-The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.

-A good command of English is required.

  • About the nationality:-

International applicants can submit an application for this PhD fellowship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. The fellowship is for a period of up to 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work. Starting date is no later than 01.11.2013.

  1. Pay grade: 50 – 57 (NOK 421 100 – 473 400 per year).
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online. The application must include:

-Application letter

-CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)

-Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation

-List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee

-Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

-Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language

  1. 2.     The deadline for applications is 30 September 2013.

For detailed information about the application and the scholarships please visit the link

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