[CRYOLIST] PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change_11 available positions at Ca'Foscari University, Venice (Italy)
Phd Climate Change Secretariat
phd-climate-change at unive.it
Mon Mar 19 01:38:45 PDT 2018
*PhD Programme in Science and Management of Climate Change (4 years)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS A.Y. 2018-2019*
The PhD programme in Science and Management of Climate Change is a joint
initiative between Ca' Foscari University of Venice, the
Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change (CMCC) and Istituto
Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS).
The PhD programme offers a 4-year fully funded scholarship, including
one year of full-time coursework, with worldwide research opportunities
and connections to a broad international network of top-level
universities and research centres in the field, as well as placement in
highly renowned institutions afterwards. The programme is conducted
entirely in English.
_Application deadline _
The Call for Applications for the academic year 2018/2018 will close on
April 26th, 2018, h. 1 pm CEST
_Application information and forms _
The Call for Application (PDF File), general information, and forms for
the PhD Programme on Science and Management of Climate Change can be
_Availble positions_: 11 with scholarships
*Objectives of the PhD *
The main objectives of this PhD Programme are to provide the job market
with experts with a broad, in-depth, scientific and socio-economic
background, as well as with a sound and innovative research experience
focusing on the dynamics of climate change, the design and execution of
numerical and mathematical models of the climate and the economy, the
methodologies and techniques for evaluation, management and assessment,
in terms of mitigation and adaptation measures and policies.
Students gain in-depth understanding of climate processes and their
interactions, ranging from the molecular to the global scale and from
short-term phenomena to changes over millions of years. They will be
prepared to understand the impacts of current changes in climate as well
as the mitigation and adaptation policies put in place.
All this gives to outstanding young scientists a deep scientific
knowledge and personal skills to take leadership roles in academia, in
consulting firms, as well as in the energy and insurance sectors, in
public administration positions and in the private sector.
Our final goal is to provide the people, products, policy and leadership
to confront the challenge of climate change at a global scale, creating
new opportunities for innovators to shape the world's next economy
*Organisation of the PhD Programme*
The PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change is a 4 year
programme. During the first year students complete their coursework in
Venice, while from the second year onward they develop their research
projects and work on their final PhD dissertations. After completion of
the first year, PhD students are required to spend a period conducting
research at a foreign institution or university, to be agreed with the
tutor and approved by the PhD Board. All PhD thesis will be externally
reviewed by international referees.
The programme comprises 12 core courses of 5 ECTS each
from a range of subject areas, organized into three terms: Autumn,
Winter, and Spring. Students benefit from a balance between teaching and
learning through a mix of lectures, seminars, external speakers,
discussion group exercises, and case studies. Credits are acquired by
attending the courses and by passing a final exam. Attendance is
mandatory. Seminars, guest lectures, and elective thematic courses are
organized throughout the year in order to facilitate interaction among
students from different cycles and different programmes, as well as with
invited guests from important research centres and universities.
PhD students completing their studies and receiving their PhDs will also
receive the qualification of MPhil in Science and Management of Climate
Change at the end of their 4-year programme.
Detailed info at the web page www.unive.it/phdclimatechange
Please forward to anyone who may be interested.
Apologies for cross posting.
PhD on Science and Management of Climate Change
Università Ca' Foscari, Dipartimento di Economia
Fondamenta San Giobbe, Cannaregio 873, 30121 Venezia
tel. +39 041 2349125
e-mail: phd-climate-change at unive.it
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