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University of Luxembourg
Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in the field of Geodesy and Geophysics (M/F)
University of Luxembourg
The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international, multilingual and interdisciplinary character.
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Published: 3 months ago
Application deadline: Feb 15
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in the field of Geodesy and Geophysics (M/F)

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following vacancy in its Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC).

Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in the field of Geodesy and Geophysics (M/F)

  • Ref. F1-120010b
  • Fixed-term contract 14 months, renewable for up to 48, pending satisfaction of progress milestones (CDD)
  • On full-time basis (40 hours/week)
  • Student and employee status (36 months studies programme)
  • Number of positions: 1
Your Role

The PhD student will be a member of the Geophysics Laboratory within the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) at the University of Luxembourg. He/she will work under supervision of Prof. Dr. Tonie van Dam and her team on Global Navigation Satellite System-Reflectometry (GNSS-R). The PhD student will focus on developing new algorithms to estimate environmental parameters such as soil moisture. The successful candidate will do a sensitivity analysis to quantify the uncertainty of GNSS-R products. He/she should be highly motivated for research work, and able to work well both on his/her own and in groups of researchers.

Activities

  • Attend doctoral school courses, trainings and social events
  • Contribute to research in the field of gravity or satellite reflectometry
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Write a thesis in the domain of geodesy and geophysics

Further Information

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Sajad Tabibi, E-mail: sajad.tabibi@uni.lu, Tel: +352-466644-5315

Your Profile
  • Master’s degree or diploma in geodesy, geophysics, electrical engineering, applied mathematics, physics, or an equivalent education.
  • The successful candidate should have a solid background in computing and be strong in one of the programming languages MATLAB, Python, or C++. Basic knowledge in signal processing and statistical data analysis is an asset.
  • Language Skills: Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory
We offer
  • You will work in an exciting international environment within the Geophysics Laboratory and you will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created university.
  • Personal work space at the University 
  • Dynamic and multicultural environment
Further Information

Online Applications should contain the following documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Transcript of all modules and results from university-level courses taken
  • Name and addresses of 2-3 referees

Please send your application online by February 15, 2019 

The University is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, we are particularly welcoming applications from qualified women too.

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