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