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PhD position at University College London

Giles, Katharine

Applicants are sought for a PhD Studentship in satellite observations of the Arctic Ocean at the Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, Department of Earth Sciences, University College London

A three year NERC-funded studentship is available to start on 1 Oct 2012 for a suitably qualified candidate to conduct research leading to the award of a PhD degree in the following topic: 

Arctic Ocean mean dynamic topography from satellite altimetry and gravity measurements

Descriptions of the project can be found at

A successful candidate will have a degree (2(i) minimum) in applied mathematics, physics, geophysics, or a similar numerate subject.

Eligibility for this funding is in accordance with Research Council eligibility criteria, which are described in detail at:

Due to funding restrictions candidates should be UK/EU citizens and have no restrictions on the length of stay in the UK. Applicants who do not fulfill these criteria should not apply.

Applications with a detailed CV, covering letter and the names and addresses of two referees should be sent by email to Dr. Katharine Giles and Dr. Seymour Laxon: [hidden email], [hidden email]

The application deadline is 14th April 2012 and informal enquiries are welcomed.

Best wishes


Dr. Katharine Giles
NERC Research Fellow 
CPOM, Earth Sciences, UCL
twitter: @katgiles @CPOM_news

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