February 10, 2011

MC Early Stage Researcher Position at University of Cambridge for non-UK Citizens

MC Early Stage Researcher Position

Course(s) Offered: Sciences
Course Level: Research
Provider: Cambridge University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Cambridge announces the MC Early Stage Researcher Position for research candidates from countries the world over, except the United Kingdom.

Applications are invited for a research position to work on the coupling of the land surface and atmosphere in the Amazon region in the context of land cover change.

All applicants, to be successful, must cover and be able to go through the abridged rules as described below. For a more detailed explanation of this position, please visit the official website.

Eligibility
The successful applicant will have an excellent undergraduate and/or graduate degree in a related discipline, such as environmental science, physics, mathematics, or biology.

In addition, the applicant will have less than four years research experience since graduating.

This position is only available to non-UK citizens.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country (EXCEPT the UK)

Participating Institutions
University of Cambridge, UK

Fields of study
Coupling of the land surface and atmosphere in the Amazon region in the context of land cover change.

Number of awards
Not specified; however several will be given out

Sponsorship duration
Available funding will cover the whole duration of this research period

Scholarship benefits
A budget will be set aside for salary and research expenses. Please inquire from the provider/sponsor for specific monetary value of this position

Method of Application
To apply, visit the official website to download the Application Form. You must fully fill in the form and submit it in a timely manner. See the application deadline dates below.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this research position.

DEADLINES:
The scholarship application deadline is 8 March 2011

PLEASE NOTE:
The Amazon basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries. The Amazon drainage basin covers an area of about 6,915,000 km2 (2,670,000 sq mi), or roughly 40 percent of the South American continent. It is located in the countries of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.

Most of the basin is covered by the Amazon Rainforest, also known as Amazonia. With a 5,500,000 km2 (2,100,000 sq mi) area of dense tropical forest, this is the largest rainforest in the world.

Application Deadline: 8 March 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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