PhD Scholarship in Planning Tools for Stormwater Pollution Management, Denmark

technical university of denmark

Scholarship Description: DTU Environment invites for applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship within the field of planning tools for stormwater pollution management.

The PhD project aims at developing planning methods and tools that can be employed by urban water managers to evaluate the potential of different SCMs and treatment options in reducing the stormwater pollution at the urban catchment scale.

About University: The Technical University of Denmark, often simply referred to as DTU, is a university in Kongens Lyngby, just north of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded in Planning Tools for Stormwater Pollution Management

Scholarship Benefits: The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years. Expected start date is October 1, November 1 or December 1, 2017.

Eligibility: Candidates should have a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master’s degree in Engineering. Desirable skills and/or interests for the candidate:

  • Urban hydrology, environmental chemistry, urban planning
  • Environmental modelling, geographical information systems and some programming
  • Stormwater management and climate change adaptation
  • Field and lab work

Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.


Application Procedure: Please submit online application no later than August 15, 2017. Applications must be submitted as one pdf file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online,” fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one pdf file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
  • Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and excel spreadsheet here)

Application Form

Deadline: The application deadline is August 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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