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11. 11. 2018

PhD position in hydrological modelling and monitoring in rural catchments

Department of Landscape Water Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague is looking for a doctoral candidate (PhD student) who would join our group and work with us on water use efficiency in agricultural production.

The student will take a part in a cross-disciplinary European Project  ‘Management of soil water resources in the EU and China and its impact on agro-ecosystem functions.’ The focus of our group will be assessing the impact of various management measures on water balance and soil water regime.


Duration: March 2019 – September 2022


Main place of work:  CTU in Prague, Czech Republic. Regular work on the experimental catchments in countryside.



- Master’s degree in environmental engineering, hydrology, hydrogeology, agriculture, physical geography or related fields.

- Verification of degree will be required.

- Background in hydrology and soil physics desirable.

- Programming skills, experience with hydrological modelling and GIS preferred.

- Driving license Class B.

- Proficient in spoken and written English.

- Creativity, independence and ability to come up with new ideas necessary!


We offer:

- Team work with a lot of interaction with our project partners.

- The research is intended to lead to the attainment of a PhD degree.

- Salary:  equivalent of circa 1000 € month (plus benefits depending on involvement and results, allows reasonable living standard in the Czech Republic).


Application must include:

1. Curriculum vitae (including  list of publications).

2. Proof of qualification (simple copy in this stage).

3. Brief cover letter explaining your motivation.


Please, send your application with all attachments to: dostal@fsv.cvut.cz by 25 November 2018.


Contact person: Tomas Dostal, Czech Technical University in Prague, storm.fsv.cvut.cz

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