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Early Stage Researcher (PhD Student) position

Early Stage Researcher (PhD Student) position

Fera and the NaToxAq Marie-Curie Initial Training Network offers an:

Early Stage Researcher (PhD Student) position

Topic: Natural Toxins and Drinking Water Quality - From Source to Tap

The closing date for applications is 1st December 2016 and application received after this date will not be considered.

NaToxAq is a multidisciplinary European Training Network (ETN) funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 722493 and comprises 21 leading universities, research institutions/agencies, and water enterprises in 7 European countries, which aim to expand insight on natural toxin identity, analysis, fate, dissipation, removal during water treatment, health effects, and risk assessment under the impact of climate change, to ensure safe and healthy waters for European consumers. Further information on the NaToxAq project and consortium partners can be found at:

Application process

Applications must be completed in English via the University of York online application system. Details of entry requirements and the information required to make an application can be found at:

Please also indicate in your application whether you have applied for other NaToxAq PhD fellowships and if so which one, and provide a synopsis (abstract) of the BSc and MSc thesis if applicable, or any previous research project

When making your online application, use "Environmental Science" as the initial search keyword, ensure that you select PhD in Environmental Science within the Environment Department, specify Prof Colin Brown as main supervisor and specify the project title as "Natural toxins and drinking water quality - from source to tap". For any queries relating to this position, please contact

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