Stichting Deltares

We are Deltares. A not-for-profit, world-leading, and mission-driven Dutch knowledge institute for water and the subsurface. We work throughout the world and we are guided by the major societal issues, for which Deltares' knowledge is indispensable. This is what drives our highly qualified workforce of over 900 colleagues, which is comprised of over forty different nationalities.

Using applied research, we develop in-depth knowledge that is necessary and useful for decisions. By ensuring this knowledge is accessible to everyone, we help with innovative solutions.

Where do we make a difference? By building on the continuity of our knowledge base. As an important knowledge partner, we help the government, companies, and society. Together, we achieve our mission: Enabling Delta Life.

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Stichting Deltares Deltares, Daltonlaan, Utrecht, Netherlands
Are you an enthusiastic ecologist or environmental engineer with a strong affinity for aquatic biodiversity and renewable energy? Do you want to work within a multidisciplinary European project? Then this job might be interesting for you!   What you can expect as PhD candidate   As part of the European SuRE (Sustainable, Reliable and Efficient Floating PV power plants) consortium, Deltares perfoms research on the effects of floating solar panels on aquatic ecosystems in Europe. The overall SuRE objective is to increase competitiveness of floating solar power plants compared to fossil fuels and land-consuming renewable technologies by enabling sustainable design and reducing costs. But to do that we need to research the effects. And that is where you come in!  As PhD candidate you will focus on the ecological impact of floating solar on the aquatic food web in freshwater systems.  For your research you will:  use a combination of ecological...
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