Post Doctoral research position in The Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zürich, Switzerland 1487 views

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ETH Zurich is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. It is well known for its excellent education, ground-breaking fundamental research and for implementing its results directly into practice.

—————Quick Overview————
Organization ETH Zurich
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Switzerland
Subject areas Environmental sciences
Fellowship amount
Eligibility PhD
Deadline February, 29th, 2016

The ERC advanced grant SoilLife aims to develop innovative modeling platforms to quantify biophysical processes that affect microbial life within soil complex pore architecture and ever-changing aqueous microhabitats. The MicroScapesX project focuses on elucidating mechanisms and processes that guide microbial community self-assembly and function.

Insights concerning principles guiding microbial consortia spatial and temporal self-organization would benefit enhanced functioning multispecies systems for ecological and biomedical applications.

  Subject areas

  • Biophysical processes
  • Mathematical modeling skills
  • Physics, Engineering, Biology
  • Ecological and biomedical applications
  • Microbial landscapes (MicroscapesX)


  • Postdoctoral applicants must hold a recent doctoral degree in Environmental Sciences and Engineering or Physics.
  • Applicants should preferably have experience in individual-based (agent-based) modeling, microbial ecology, and quantitative aspects of environmental microbiology or systems biology.
  • Applicants should be familiar with programming languages such as Matlab.

 Application procedure

  • Application should include a CV, a short motivation letter, and contact information of two references.
  • Submit documents online via the ETH job portal with attention to ETH Zürich, Mr. Olivier Meyrat, Human Resources, CH-8092 Zürich

 Apply here: Click to register and apply

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