We are looking for a highly motivated individual with an MSc (or equivalent degree) in geology, computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering, etc. and with a strong interest in software and data-fusion. Research activities will include the use of highly advanced imaging techniques, like X-ray CT, scanning micro-XRF, etc. in combination with traditional microscopical techniques (like optical microscopy and SEM-EDX). Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Candidates should be able to work independently and in a team.
The successful candidate will be offered a full-time Ph.D. position for four years in the research project plus a working grant. The applicant must be eligible for PhD studies and will enroll in the Doctoral School Program of the Ghent University. The candidate shall devote his or her time primarily to their own research studies.