[Na Uy] Học Bổng Toàn Phần Bậc Tiến Sĩ Tại Norwegian University Of Science And Technology 2023


[Na Uy] Học Bổng Toàn Phần Bậc Tiến Sĩ Tại Norwegian University Of Science And Technology 2023

HẠN CUỐI: 24/3/2023
About NTNU- Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway- Official Website

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology  is a public research university in Norway with the main campus in Trondheim and smaller campuses in Gjøvik and Ålesund. The largest university in Norway, NTNU has over 8,000 employees and over 40,000 students. NTNU in its current form was established by the King-in-Council in 1996 by the merger of the former University of Trondheim and other university-level institutions, with roots dating back to 1760, and has later also incorporated some former university colleges. NTNU is consistently ranked in the top one percentage among the world’s universities, usually in the 101–500 range depending on ranking.

The Department of Energy and Process Engineering has a vacancy for a  PhD Candidate in for calculating the biodiversity impacts of global, non-food biomass trade
Về NTNU- Đại học Khoa học và Công nghệ Na Uy, Na Uy- Trang web chính thức
Đại học Khoa học và Công nghệ Na Uy là một trường đại học nghiên cứu công lập ở Na Uy với cơ sở chính ở Trondheim và các cơ sở nhỏ hơn ở Gjøvik và Ålesund. Trường đại học lớn nhất ở Na Uy, NTNU có hơn 8.000 nhân viên và hơn 40.000 sinh viên. NTNU ở dạng hiện tại được thành lập bởi King-in-Council vào năm 1996 bằng sự hợp nhất của Đại học Trondheim cũ và các tổ chức cấp đại học khác, có nguồn gốc từ năm 1760, và sau đó cũng đã hợp nhất một số trường cao đẳng đại học cũ. NTNU liên tục được xếp hạng trong một tỷ lệ phần trăm hàng đầu trong số các trường đại học trên thế giới, thường nằm trong phạm vi 101–500 tùy thuộc vào thứ hạng.

Bộ Năng lượng và Kỹ thuật Quy trình có một vị trí tuyển dụng cho Ứng viên Tiến sĩ về tính toán tác động đa dạng sinh học của thương mại sinh khối phi thực phẩm toàn cầu
Duties of the position
  • Contribute to an operational update of LC-IMPACT
  • Contribute to linking of FABIO, GLOBIO, LC-IMPACT and EXIOBASE to fully capture non-food supply chains
  • Develop scenarios for transformative interventions to halt biodiversity loss
  • Conduct a case study on impacts quantification of cotton production in Tanzania
  • Dissemination of results in scholarly journals, at international conferences and for the general public
  • Integrate the results into the BAMBOO project and contribute to the BAMBOO deliverables
Required selection criteria
  • You must have a professionally relevant background in in industrial ecology, environmental science/engineering or similar. Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in other disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis. In particular we are also open for applicants with a social or natural science master’s with strong computational or statistical competence.
  • Your education must correspond to a five-year Norwegian degree program, where 120 credits are obtained at master's level
  • You must have a strong academic background from your previous studies and an average grade from the master's degree program, or equivalent education, which is equal to B or better compared with NTNU's grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic basis. If you have a weaker grade background, you may be assessed if you can document that you are particularly suitable for a PhD education.
  • Master's students can apply, but the master's degree must be obtained and documented by the staring date.
  • You must meet the requirements for admission to the faculty's doctoral program 
  • Motivation to get proficient in Python and to learn basics of R/MatLab.
  • Interest in sustainability science and strong incentive to learn Industrial Ecology methods like LCA and MRIO analysis.
  • Proven analytical and computational capabilities, in courses and or/thesis deliverables 
  • Proven written and oral English communication skills

The appointment is to be made in accordance with  Regulations concerning the degrees of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) and Philosodophiae Doctor (PhD) in artistic research national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant   and Regulations concerning the degrees of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) and Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) in artistic research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Preferred selection criteria
  • Completed courses in life cycle assessments/input output analysis 
  • Experience in geographical information systems (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS or within Python, R) 
  • Documented competence in using the Python scientific computing stack (Numpy, Pandas, Jupyter Notebooks) or of another programming language used for environmental data analysis 
  • Experience with data visualization
  • Knowledge of Swahili
  • Good written and oral English 
Personal characteristics
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated
  • Motivated to solve environmental problems and advance sustainability
  • Ambitious and goal-oriented
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to travel and stay outside of Norway for a research stay

Emphasis will be placed on personal and interpersonal qualities.

We offer
Salary and conditions

As a PhD candidate (code 1017) you are normally paid from gross NOK 501 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The period of employment is 3 years.

Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme in Industral Ecology within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU.

After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.

The position is subject to external funding.

It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution on a daily basis.

About the application

The application and supporting documentation to be used as the basis for the assessment must be in English.

Publications and other scientific work must follow the application. Please note that your application will be considered based solely on information submitted by the application deadline. You must therefore ensure that your application clearly demonstrates how your skills and experience fulfil the criteria specified above.

The application must include: 

  • CV and certificates
  • Transcripts and diplomas for bachelor's and master's degrees. If you have not completed the master's degree, you must submit a confirmation that the master's thesis has been submitted.
  • A copy of the master's thesis. If you recently have submitted your master's thesis, you can attach a draft of the thesis. Documentation of a completed master's degree must be presented before taking up the position.
  • In addition to the cover letter, a document outlining your motivation for the position and how you meet the required/preferred criteria for the position. We very much appreciate links to open-source repositories highlighting previous work.
  • Name and contact information of three referees
  • If you have publications or other relevant research work

If all, or parts, of your education has been taken abroad, we also ask you to attach documentation of the scope and quality of your entire education, both bachelor's and master's education, in addition to other higher education. Description of the documentation required can be found here. If you already have a statement from NOKUT, please attach this as well.

We will take joint work into account. If it is difficult to identify your efforts in the joint work, you must enclose a short description of your participation.

In the evaluation of which candidate is best qualified, emphasis will be placed on education, experience and personal and interpersonal qualities. Motivation, ambitions, and potential will also count in the assessment of the candidates. 

NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment - DORA.

Deadline :24.03.2023

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HẠN CUỐI: 24/3/2023

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