Two Phd Positions In The Eu-Tread Network On Data And Processes In Seismic Hazard (1.0 Fte)

Utrecht University
April 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:€2,541
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Two PhD positions in the EU-TREAD network on Data and Processes in Seismic

Hazard (1.0 FTE)

Job description The Department of Earth Sciences is seeking to fill two PhD positions of in total 11 within the EU TREAD doctoral network: 'Data and Processes in Seismic Hazard'. The two positions at Utrecht University offer a four-year PhD track with help of additional non-EU funding, in contrast to the other 3-year tracks in the network. A personalized training program will be set up, reflecting your training needs and career objectives. About 20% of your time will be dedicated to this training component, which includes training on the job in assisting in the BSc and MSc teaching programs of our department. The two projects are:

Qualifications You must hold a Master's degree in Geophysics, Physics, Earth Sciences, Geology or an equivalent relevant degree. PhD recipients cannot be considered. You have a keen interest in pursuing geological/geophysical problems. You have excellent written and spoken English skills and be highly motivated to work in an international team.


You will be offered a temporary position (1.0 FTE) initially for one year with an extension to a total of four years upon a successful assessment in the first year, and with the specific intent that it results in a doctorate within this period. By law, the financial benefits will be paid via the regular salary scales of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities. The gross salary ranges between €2,541 in the first year and €3,247 in the fourth year of employment (scale P according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year.

In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions(multiple choice model). For more information, please visit working at Utrecht University.

About the organization A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability. Additional information For more information about this position, please contact Dr André Niemeijer (Associate Professor) via [email protected] or Dr Ylona van Dinther (Associate Professor) via [email protected] Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

The application deadline is 15/04/2023

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