Crop Nutrient And Soil Science Mres Studentship (One Year) Designing and testing new chemical approaches to soil nutrient assessment

Applications are invited for a 12 month fully-funded studentship for a research Masters degree (MRes).

(Director of Studies: Dr Frank Vriesekoop; Funded by EuroFins)

The desired applicant will have a good grasp of (inorganic) chemical sciences and a passion for soil analysis. Good communication skills, being a self-starter, and the ability to work independently are necessary attributes.

Applications should be made through the HAU website by clicking the Apply link below where further details of the project can be found. The deadline for uploading completed applications is 9 am UK time Monday 8st July 2013. The studentship will start on 16 September 2013. Interviews will take place at HAU for shortlisted UK applicants, and by Skype for shortlisted applicants from other countries.

Further information can be found on Harper Adams University at and on Negotiated Studies MRes at

For informal enquiries on general aspects of research degrees at HAU, applicants may contact Mrs Viv Slann, Research Students Administrator ( For informal enquiries on the project, applicants may contact the supervisor named above through the staff directory:

The studentship includes tuition and bench fees and a stipend of £13,500.

Applicants from both EU and non-EU countries are eligible for stipend and fees. Applicants will normally be expected to hold a bachelor’s degree with a first or upper second class or a high GPA in an appropriate subject.

A minimum level of competency in English is required. International applicants need to be classed as an overall grade 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component using the International English Language Test System (IELTS) or equivalent Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or PTE score.

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