The research group of „Hydrological and climate variability“ at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences (FES), the Czech University of Life Science in Prague, announces an opening for a PhD position in the new GAČR project: "The role of acute respiratory infections in the relationships between climate variability and mortality".
The aim of the PhD project will be to clarify associations between climate variability and seasonal patterns of mortality in the Czech Republic using modern methods of time series analysis. Special focus will be given on the analysis of seasonal patterns of respiratory infectious diseases, how these patterns are associated with climate variability, and how they affect the general seasonal patterns in mortality.
The candidate should:
The place of employment will be Prague. The targeted starting date of the PhD position is 1st
October 2022 but earlier start of the collaboration (e.g. on online basis) is beneficial. Most of the foreign PhD candidates get place at campus dormitories. The position is limited to 4 years. In case of good results, a follow-up postdoc researcher position may be possible. The candidate will receive a monthly net scholarship 350-500 EUR (with annual increase based on performance), additional salary from the GAČR project up to 700 EUR, and publication rewards.
For further information send your CV and motivation letter to Dr. Aleš Urban (firstname.lastname@example.org) until January 31, 2022.
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