PostDoc in Population Genetics (Ecology, Entomology or Phytopathology) at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland 2622 views

ETH Zurich  is an engineering, science, technology, mathematics and management university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL is a part of the ETH domain.

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Organization  ETH
Fellowship Level  Postdoc
Country  Switzerland
Subject areas  Natural Sciences
Fellowship amount  –
Eligibility  Open for International students
Deadline  Not mentioned

Key Work Involved: Using molecular markers and data recorded in the field, you will investigate the population dynamics of the invasive Asian Longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) at the four main outbreaks in Switzerland and reconstruct the presumed pathways of introduction and spread of this quarantine pest. The outcomes of the project will be published in international and national journals and are expected to provide scientific basis for pest management by the Swiss plant protection service.

Key Requirements / Qualifications: You have the following –

  • PhD in Ecology, Entomology or Phytopathology
  • Deep experience in molecular techniques (DNA extraction, PCR, sequencing, microsatellite and SNP genotyping) and population genetics analyses.
  • Excellent skills in scientific writing are essential and fluency in German and French is favorable. How To Apply: Please send your complete application to Monika Lips, Human Resources WSL. Simone Prospero, tel. +41 (0)44 739 22 48, will be happy to answer any questions or offer further information.

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