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Fully funded PhD opportunities at the University of Auckland, New Zealand

Applications are invited for fully funded PhD scholarships at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Project areas:

(1) Experimental sediment transport – pattern dynamics

(2) Numerical density-driven flows

(3) Ecohydraulics

Background: You will be a member of the Water-worked Environments Research Group in Auckland http://water.auckland.ac.nz/. Please check the website to learn more about our research work. Ideally, applicants will have outstanding academic records from a top University and are highly motivated to take on a new challenge. You will be part of a growing research team that values diversity and creativity.

Scholarship: Funding covers all fees + NZD 25,000 pa stipend (tax free) for 3 years. PhD scholarships are available from Feb 2016. PhD students will be based within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and supervised by Dr Heide Friedrich.

Requirements: You have a very good first degree/masters in hydraulic/civil engineering or physical sciences. Excellent written and oral English communication skills are essential. Candidates must also be eligible for admission to the PhD program at the University of Auckland. For more information on postgraduate studies at the University of Auckland, see: https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/for/future-postgraduates.html.

Application: Please email CV, detailed academic records with grades and a brief outline on why you are interested in joining the research group to Dr Heide Friedrich (h.friedrich@auckland.ac.nz). Informal inquiries are welcome.

Applications are invited until positions are closed.

For more information, please email h.friedrich@auckland.ac.nz.

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