Italy: PhD Position in Environmental Sciences, Venice University

A beautiful opportunity to live in Venice, a unique city in the world, “where water melt art into a magnificent stage”, and (last but not the least) earn a PhD in “Scienze Ambientali” (Environmental Sciences), a 3-year PhD scholarship at the University “Ca’ Foscari” of Venezia.
The annual net salary will be of Euro 10.140. It is required that the person employed satisfies the requirements for PhD students, participates in the course program of the PhD studies and finishes the PhD degree within 3 years, with possible extension to a 4-th year. There are no teaching obligations.

Further information (in Italian) on the application forms is available at this link.

The candidates must come from EC countries. The ideal PhD candidate is expected to hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) and has basic knowledge on:
* fluid dynamics,
* scientific computing and programming skills.

The PhD is a part of VEDYM project, see the URL:,

whose partners are:
* Dipartimento di Chimica Fisica, Universita` “Ca’ Foscari” di Venezia;
* Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita` “Ca’ Foscari” di Venezia;
* Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Universita` “Ca’ Foscari” di Venezia;
* Edison SpA;
* ENI SpA, Div R&M;
* Polimeri Europa SpA.

Further information about the position may be obtained from Prof. Achille Giacometti, e-mail:, phone +39 041 234 8685, fax +39 041 234 8594.