LabEx DynamiTe PhD Position, France 2016

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LabEx DynamiTe PhD Position, France 2016 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

LabEx DynamiTe PhD Position, France 2016



LabEx DynamiTe is inviting applications for PhD Position to undertake research on “Reconciling Risk Management and Exploitation of Cultural Heritage: The Angkor Site”. International applicants can apply for this PhD position. LabEx DynamiTe’s mission is to reinforce Geography’s position within the Social Sciences, in order to engage them to take a “spatial turn”. The Cluster of Excellence Territorial and Spatial Dynamics, known in French as LabEx DynamiTe, includes top research units in the fields of Geography, History, Archeology, Sociology, Anthropology And Economics. The LabEx intends to capitalize on the contributions of these different specialist fields by articulating them around a joint problematic, that of territoriality.



Good command over the English language (work with UNESCO and in the area of tourism) is indispensable. The doctoral student may be asked to study the basics of the Khmer language during the doctoral program.



Degree Level: Position is open for pursuing PhD programme.



Study Subject: Position is available for “Reconciling Risk Management and Exploitation of Cultural Heritage: The Angkor Site”.



Scholarship can be taken at: France



Eligibility: Applicants must have postgraduate master’s degree (Master 2) in one of the following fields:
-preferably in physical geography and/or environmental applied geomatics;
-possibly history, sociology or (environmental) archeology. Knowledge of hydrologic and geomorphologic processes is necessary, notably to assess erosion risks.
-The candidate must have had initial experience in the area of environmental management and/or past and current cultural heritage. Research experience (a few months to several years) in developing countries will be strongly appreciated, especially if this work includes surveys of populations or administrators.
-A sincere desire to act as an integral part of a research group working in the field of environmental geography (the interface between physical geography and human geography) is crucial to the successful completion of this thesis.
-Good people skills will be necessary to develop outside collaboration (partner laboratories and other French (e.g. the EFEO) and foreign institutions ultimately associated with this doctoral project), in particular during interviews with UNESCO staff. Strong research ethics (field work in constant contact with the local population) are desired.
-It is understood that the candidate should know how to use the following tools and methods: mandatory in geomatics (GIS, remote sensing, mapping), potentially in qualitative surveys (interviews with field stakeholders) and modeling.



Eligible Nationalities: International applicants can apply for this PhD position.



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Entrance Requirement: Candidate must have had initial experience in the area of environmental management and/or past and current cultural heritage.



English Language Requirement: Good command of the English language (work with UNESCO and in the area of tourism) is indispensable. The doctoral student may be asked to study the basics of the Khmer language during the doctoral program.



Scholarship Benefit: Net monthly remuneration is approximately € 1 350 (additional teaching assignments possible, depending on the host establishment).



Supporting Material: The application will include:


  • a description of the doctoral project (2 to 5 pages maximum) indicating the theoretical basis of the research, the tests to be carried out on empirical materials, the methodology to be used, a feasibility report and project schedule;

  • curriculum vitae;

  • transcript of higher education record for first year of masters studies (Master 1) and the first semester of research masters (Master 2);

  • a letter of recommendation from the supervisor of the research master’s thesis;

  • letter confirming the forthcoming defence of the candidate’s master’s thesis (prior to 31 August 2016).



Application Procedure for LabEx DynamiTe PhD Position, France 2016



Application Procedure: The application must be submitted electronically.



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Deadline: The deadline for the submission of applications is 4th May, 2016 (inclusive).



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LabEx DynamiTe PhD Position, France 2016 is available to undertake level programs at .

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