The Faculty of Science, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics at University of Amsterdam is looking for a PhD student within the European-funded ERC project SHIFTFEEDBACK, led by Prof. Franciska de Vries. This project will investigate the role of plant-specific changes in microbial communities in the response of plant communities and ecosystems to drought, using a combination of field and glasshouse-based pot experiments.
- Applicant must hold M.Sc. in Ecology, Evolution, or Environmental Sciences, or a related discipline
- Applicant must have an interest in, and understanding of, linkages between microbial communities and environmental parameters;
- Applicant must demonstrate experience in setting up, running, or sampling field or glasshouse experiments; analysis and interpretation of experimental data; analysis of plant and soil samples;
- Applicant must possess good computational, analytical and statistical skills, including the use of programming languages such as R and the ability to present information in an accurate and appropriate format, and to communicate effectively with a range of groups including scientists and stakeholders with interests in soils and their management.
- Applicant must possess good written and spoken English.
Apply online and applications should include a motivation letter and a detailed CV, including (if applicable) a list of publications. #LI-DNP
|Organization||University of Amsterdam|
|Subject areas||Ecology, Evolution, or Environmental Sciences|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||20 December 2019|