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PhD fellowship at the Department of Oceanography, University of Cape Town

18
Aug
2015

The Department of Oceanography at the University of Cape Town is seeking to appoint one PhD student starting in 2016.

The University of Cape Town has a strong international reputation in ocean and climate research. Within the Department of Oceanography, particular areas of interest include the Agulhas and Benguela Current systems, the Southern Ocean, climate change and variability, marine biogeochemistry, severe weather and mesoscale meteorology, and modelling. The department seeks to appoint a PhD student within any of these fields.

The department has well developed computing facilities (including access to the Centre for High Performance Computing in Rosebank), a marine biogeochemistry laboratory, and access to ship time for research cruises in the South Atlantic, South Indian and Southern Oceans.

The PhD fellowship is tax free and valued at 320 000 ZAR over 3 years.

To apply please email the below documents in a single pdf to the Oceanography Head of Department, Chris Reason (Chris.Reason@uct.ac.za)

  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1 page project proposal

For more information about the Department of Oceanography, please peruse the website: http://www.sea.uct.ac.za