The research areas of this scholarship are: The fellowship is awarded in Botany at University of Oslo in Norway.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· An MSc degree or equivalent in a relevant field is required.
· A strong academic record and training in molecular species identification, quantitative ethnobotany, and/or systematic are preferable. The project will require an independent and dedicated person, proficient in both written and spoken English.
· Good competences in French and/or Arabic will be considered as a plus.
· She/he should be able to work well as part of a team but also independently; be flexible and willing to travel for field and labwork; and have excellent communication and reporting skills. In filling this position UiO aims to recruit the person who, in the combined evaluation of competence, skills and documented qualifications, is judged most suitable to carry out and develop the work
· hand and to contribute to a positive development of MedPlant and NHM.
· Primary supervisor is Dr. Anneleen Kool, Natural History Museum, and University of Oslo. Co
· supervisors are Dr. Hugo de Boer, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, and Dr. Gary Martin, Global Diversity Foundation, Morocco.
· The PhD candidate will receive part of the training in market ethno botany during a flexible research stay totaling roughly 4 months with the Global Diversity Foundation, Morocco.
· The successful candidate will participate in a Marie Curie international training network and will work in a highly interactive international environment with other Marie
· Curie PhD students, researchers, authorities, NGOs and industry.
Benefits of the scholarship: We offer an exciting Europe-wide network of fellow MedPlant PhD students, postdocs, and their supervisors with whom you will collaborate during courses, summer schools, and other training activities. Salary based on salary level 50-55 (NOK 421 100 – 457 700 per year) A stimulating and friendly working environment; Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, which provides and attractive welfare benefits.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Recruitment is done in accordance with the rules set out by the FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Networks. The successful PhD candidate will be offered a full-time Ph.D. position for a period of three years, contingent on a satisfactory performance, with the specific intent that it results in a Ph.D. degree and scientific publications. The fellowship requires admission to the research training programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Appointment to a research fellowship is conditional upon admission to the Faculty’s research training programme. An approved plan for the research training must be submitted no later than two months after taking up the position, and the admission approved within three months.
Number of scholarships: Not provided