For the academic year 2022–2023, the Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries, and Economics at UiT The Arctic University of Norway is glad to offer PhD fellowships in Arctic Zooplankton Diversity Related to Functional Traits.
The goal of the PhD thesis will be to analyse functional features for existing data on Arctic zooplankton populations acquired via the Nansen Legacy and ECO TIP projects in order to understand the dynamics of arctic zooplankton. creating a model to learn how copepod characteristics and the environment interact.
The (UiT) University of Tromsø, often known as The Arctic Institution of Norway, is the most northern university in the world and a state university in Norway. It was formed by a parliamentary vote in 1968 and opened in 1972. It is situated in Tromsø, Norway. It is one of Norway’s ten universities. The University of Tromsø is the sixth-biggest university in Norway and the largest research and educational facility in Northern Norway.
Why should you enrol in the Arctic University of Norway, UiT?
Arctic University at UiT Norway is a multidisciplinary institution that supports regional, governmental, and global knowledge-based development. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, UiT the Arctic University of Norway comes in at number 351. According to student ratings on studyportals and living situations at universities around the world, it has an overall rating of 3.7 stars.
More About UiT The Arctic University of Norway
UiT, or the University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway is the most northerly university in the world and a state university in that country. It opened in 1972 and is situated in the Norwegian city of Tromsø. It was created by a parliamentary act in 1968. It is one of Norway’s ten universities.
The (UiT) University of Tromsø is the sixth-biggest university in Norway and the largest research and educational facility in Northern Norway. The university’s geographic position offers it an ideal setting for the advancement of research into the natural environment, culture, and society of the area.
The UiT university’s operations are primarily focused on a wide range of Arctic research initiatives, as well as auroral light research, space science, fishery science, biotechnology, languages, multicultural communities, Saami culture, telemedicine, and epidemiology.
Tromsø has more weight and significance as a global hub for Arctic research due to its proximity to the Norwegian Polar Institute, Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, and Polar Environmental Centre. However, research efforts are not just focused on Arctic studies. The UiT university researchers are renowned both domestically and abroad for their work in a variety of fields.
The University of Tromsø and Tromsø University College amalgamated on January 1, 2009. In order to create Universitetet I Tromsø – Norges arktiske universitet on August 1st, 2013, the university amalgamated with Finnmark University College, adding campuses in Kirkenes, Hammerfest, and Alta.
UiT – The Arctic University of Norway joined forces with Narvik University College and Harstad University College on January 1. The UiT university presently has six campuses in northern Norway as of January 2016, with Tromso serving as the main campus.
UiT Fellowship Description
- University or Organization: UiT The Arctic University of Norway
- Department: Department of Arctic and Marine Biology
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: Salary
- Number of Awards: N/A
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: Domestic and International
- The award can be taken in Tromsø, Norway.
- Application Deadline: Applications must be received by 15th August 2022.
Eligibility For UiT Fellowship
- Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
- Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Arctic Zooplankton Diversity Related to Functional Traits offered by the university.
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- A bachelor’s degree of 180 ECTS, a master’s degree of 120 ECTS, or an integrated master’s degree of 300 ECTS.
- A master’s thesis with a scope corresponding to at least 30 ECTS for a master’s degree of 120 ECTS.
- A master’s thesis with a scope corresponding to at least 20 ECTS for an integrated master’s degree of 300 ECTS.
How to Apply For UiT Fellowship
- How to Apply: To be eligible for this opportunity, applicants need to take admitted to PhD degree at the UiT Arctic University of Norway. After being enrolled, applicants can apply for this job.
- Supporting Documents: Applicants must include the supporting documents:
- Cover letter explaining your motivation and research interests.
- Diploma for bachelor’s and master’s degree.
- Transcript of grades/academic record for bachelor’s and master’s degree.
- Explanation of the grading system for foreign education.
- Documentation of English proficiency.
- 1-3 references with contact information.
- Master’s thesis and any other academic works.
- Project description (max. two pages excl. literature references).
- Admission Requirements: A Master’s degree or equivalent in biology, marine biology, biological oceanography, marine science or related area quantitative background in analytical and statistical methods.
- Language Requirement: Applicants must document fluency in English and be able to work in an international environment.
UiT Fellowship Benefits
The UiT university will provide all the following benefits:
- Involvement in an interesting research project.
- Good career opportunities.
- A good academic environment with dedicated colleagues.
- Flexible working hours and a state collective pay agreement.
- Pension scheme through the state pension fund.