[call] Open PhD position: Global assessment of non-rainfall water inputs in the world’s desert soils

Field campaigns will be conducted at:

The Negev Desert, Israel (main site) / The Atacama Desert, Chile / The Gobi Desert, China / The Sonora Desert, Mexico/USA  / The Western Desert, Australia

Required background:

We seek candidates with a background in micrometeorology, soil science, environmental science, hydrology, or physical geography, and an excellent command of the English language.


Candidates should be able and willing to:
o coordinate the research
o independently study new methods and conduct eld research
o analyze data
o write scientific papers and reports
o travel to remote locations

How to apply:

Please combine the following into one PDF:
o A motivation letter: why do you want to apply for this position?
o A detailed CV
o Transcripts from your bachelor’s and master’s degrees
o Names and e-mail addresses of two professors who are willing
to send a letter of recommendation on your behalf

Send the application to:

Prof. Nurit Agam (agam@bgu.ac.il) or Dr. Dilia Kool (dkool@bgu.ac.il)
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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