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Revisiting the use of sewage sludge in agriculture and the role of emerging pollutants

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  • Full or part time
    Assoc Prof Martina Vítková
    Prof Michael Komárek
  • Application Deadline
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  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

Sewage sludge has been commonly used for improving the nutrient status of agricultural soils. The development of various advanced analytial techniques has identified new risks associated with the so-called "emerging pollutants". This work will focus on the use of sewage sludges in agriculture with minimizing the associated risks.

The Environmental and Isotope Geochemistry Group, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, CULS Prague opens PhD positions starting in October 2020.

Requirements
- Diploma in a relevant discipline (e.g., chemistry, soil science, biology, geochemistry)
- Solid analytical background
- Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team

Note that this is just a pre-selection. The selected candidate will be invited to submit official application to the Faculty of Environmental Sciences.

Funding Notes

The PhD project is supported by external grants of the supervisor.
Within the 4 years study period, the PhD students will be rewarded with 17000 - 23000 CZK/month net (680 - 920EUR), which is sufficient for living in the Czech Republic. The total salary consists of scholarship (fixed) and participation in projects, internal grants, and bonuses (flexible).

Required documents for the application (send to [Email Address Removed]):
- CV
- Motivation letter
- Academic letter of recommendation (by your supervisor)
- Diploma + Diploma supplement (Transcript of records)



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