Date Posted
24 Dec 2024

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PhD Program
University of KwaZulu Natal

PhD Position

24 Dec 2024

NOTE: this position listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!

Position Description

A PhD position is available in the Civil Engineering Programme, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, under Dr Joy.T. Adu, Prof Muthukrishnavellaisamy Kumarasamy and Prof Molla Demlie.

The research topic:
“Development of GIS/RS Integrated mathematical model for the assessment of water quality variations due to Antibiotics in Natural Streams and Rivers.”

Duration: The Duration of PhD study will be three years full time.

Starting: February 2021.

Qualification requirements
Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or relevant fields.
Reasonable experience in qualitative and quantitative research
Computer literacy and programming skills
Proficient analytical skills
Outstanding communication skills
Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-oriented environment
Exceptional attention to detail and high standards
Ability to work within a team and individually
A mature and responsible attitude towards work
The ability to take ownership of projects
Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to take projects from concept to completion

Quantitative and qualitative data collection, monitoring, and analysis
Coordinate project tasks and deliverables within research projects
Participate in the preparation of reports when required
Contribute to scientific paper writing on research projects
Present data findings to stakeholders when required.

You are welcome to apply!

How to Apply

Interested candidates are welcome to apply to the position by including the following: • Unabridged CV - CV must include degrees and other completed courses, work experience, and a list of degree projects/theses • Project proposal/Research proposal describing: - Brief description of the proposed project, including key questions, background and importance of the topic, aims and objectives, and tentative methodological approach. • Candidates written motivation for seeking the position. – what makes you suitable for the project in question – why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement These documents should be sent to Dr Joy Tuoyo Adu at on or before 8 January 2021. Contact For more information, please contact Dr Joy Tuoyo Adu,

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Program.