PhD opportunity in Optical characterization and robotic monitoring of biogenic carbon particles in the epi- and mesopelagic ocean External

Ugent and VLIZ, Belgium

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Contact: Griet Neukermans
E-mail: griet.neukermans [at] ugent.be

Ghent University are seeking PhD candidates for a joint project between Ghent University and VLIZ, studying the Optical characterization and robotic monitoring of biogenic carbon particles in the epi- and mesopelagic ocean. 

Candidates should have a good understanding of optical measurement systems and a strong interest in marine sciences. The candidate should be willing to conduct experiments in the lab and do work in the field, should have a talent for statistical signal analysis, and a good working knowledge of spoken and written English. This topic is  multidisciplinary (involving two faculties), under the supervision of two research oriented promotors. The candidate should have good programming skills (mathematica and/or matlab).

The preferred start date is preferably October 1, 2020, but this is flexible.

Applicants should Send a CV and short motivation letter to griet [dot] neukermansatugent [dot] be and kristiaan [dot] neytsatugent [dot] be.

For more information on the opportunity, please follow the link below.