~ Utrecht University PhD Scholarship ~
Utrecht University is now accepting applications from suitably qualified students for their Utrecht University PhD Scholarship. It is a fully funded scholarship for all students.
About Utrecht University
Founded in 1636 and located in the heart of the Netherlands, Utrecht University is one of Europe’s leading research universities.
We are recognised internationally for our high-quality, innovative approach to research and teaching. As an international student, you’ll be in good company at Utrecht University.
Every year, approximately 1,500 international students come to the university to take English-taught degree programmes and other courses.
Aim and Benefits of Utrecht University PhD Scholarship
The Utrecht University will provide the selected candidates with a monthly gross salary for four years, starting at €2,443 in the first year and €3,122 in the fourth year of employment.
In addition, the students will also be awarded an 8% holiday bonus, an 8.3% end-of-year bonus, and a pension scheme with partially paid parental leave.
Requirements for Utrecht University PhD Scholarship
To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
1. Affinity with numerical modelling.
2. Prior knowledge/experience in handling large-scale (hydrological) datasets.
3. The ability to work in a team.
4. You have an interest in global water and sustainability challenges and are enthusiastic about working with global datasets and models.
You are a team player and will be part of a multidisciplinary team with the larger SOS-WATER project and supported locally by scientific and technical support staff.
Together with the team, you will work on making large-scale hydrological models available at fine resolutions to be implemented in local assessments while still benefiting from the global applicability.
Your focus will be on improving the existing PCR-GLOBWB model that is developed in Utrecht and, together with our partners in Europe, provide high-resolution water simulations that include dynamic human water interactions (e.g., abstraction for irrigation, industry, households).
June 30, 2022