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Job advertisement A PhD studentship in GHG emissions from a potato farming in NL, Canada

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A PhD studentship in GHG emissions from a potato farming in NL, Canada

Position
A PhD studentship in GHG emissions from a potato farming in NL, Canada

Employer

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Homepage: https://www.grenfell.mun.ca


Location
Corner Brook, Canada

Sector
Academic

Relevant divisions
Biogeosciences (BG)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)
Soil System Sciences (SSS)

Type
Full time

Level
Student / Graduate / Internship

Salary
Standard PhD student scholarship

Required education
Master

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

Posted
28 October 2022

Job description

A fully-funded Ph.D. studentship in GHG emission from a potato farming are available at Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada).

This student will study the impacts of different management scenarios on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a potato farming in western Newfoundland, and examine how GHG emissions at the potato farming is regulated.

You should have excellent oral and written communication skills in English, and the appropriate academic background, for example, in agriculture science, agro-forestry, soil science, ecology, earth system science, physical geography, or other suitable subjects. You are required to regularly visit the potato farm to collect gas samples from static chambers, and analyze the samples in the lab, write high-quality manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication in the high impact journals, presentation in international/national conferences, and other requirement for a Ph.D. degree.


How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please send a letter of motivation/research statement, evidence of English Proficiency (if required for international students), up-to-date curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a copy of any publication (if available) to Dr. Jianghua Wu at jwu@grenfell.mun.ca with subject “PhD-Potato”. Only the potentially selected candidates will be contacted for further discussions. Please see more details about Dr. Wu’s group at https://fac.grenfell.mun.ca/jwu/SitePages/Home.aspx