UEE is RECRUITING 2 PhD candidates for the projects “RAWFILL” and "CHAR"


 We are looking for highly motivated students to take up two PhD positions in the projects CHAR and RAWFILL. 


In RAWFILL, the PhD (3 years) will use and develop geophysical methods for landfill mining initiatives on sites located in Belgium and France with advanced geophysical methods and guided sampling. It is supervised by Professor F. Nguyen and is in close collaboration with the British Geological Survey. 


In CHAR, the PhD (4 years) will use and develop geophysical methods to assess the spatio-temporal patterns of soil hydraulic properties and root water uptake and their relationship to charcoal enrichment (supervised by Prs. F. Nguyen and S. Garré, in Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech Campus). 


Profile: a MSc degree or equivalent in geophysics, physics, soil or geo science, engineering, or related discipline. A strong background in physics or geophysics, applied mathematics, and numerical methods is an asset 


General requirements

  • English language proficiency
  • Team player and field work
  • Written and oral communication skills   


Interested candidates should send a CV, a motivation letter and the names and addresses of three referees before 1st of august (RAWFILL) and 1st of July (CHAR) by e-mail to Frédéric Nguyen mentioning the PhD for which he/she is applying.


Feel free to contact us for specific questions prior to submitting your application.


For more information on the University, follow this link: https://www.ulg.ac.be/cms/a_16380/en/campus-student-life


For more information on becoming a PhD student at the ULiège, follow this link: https://www.ulg.ac.be/cms/c_25325/en/doctoral-student


Download the pdf version of the job offer.