Applicants are requested to submit a more detailed proposal (2000 words max.) on the project area as part of the application. Applicants will normally hold a UK honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent), or a Master degree in a subject relevant to the research project – e.g. environmental science, ecology, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, hydrology, soil science, etc. Equivalent professional qualifications and any appropriate research experience may be considered. A minimum English language level of IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0 is required.