Postdoc en Nueva Zelanda ~

10 de septiembre de 2007

Postdoc en Nueva Zelanda

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Postdoctoral Fellow
Weed Ecologist
New Zealand

The National Centre for Advanced Bio-Protection Technologies, based at
Lincoln University, New Zealand has a full-time position available for two
years for a weed ecologist to undertake research on the project:"Integrated
screening of invasive plant species: tools for predictive risk assessment."

You will undertake independent research aimed at identifying plant traits
that underpin the range and local abundance of alien plant species in New
Zealand. You will undertake field surveys of the habitat distribution and
abundance of selected key taxa in New Zealand and complement these surveys
with targeted field and glasshouse experiments. Plant population models
will be used to test related taxa available from commercial nurseries in
order to predict likely risk of invasion from current horticultural stocks.
You will work with Professor Philip Hulme in an active research group with
strong excellent national and international links and a strong publication
record in the area of invasion ecology.

Applicants will be required to have:
. A PhD in plant ecology or a related field
. Research experience in the area of plant invasion ecology.
. Strong skills in statistical analysis, particularly statistical
. A record of peer reviewed publications

As travel between field sites in New Zealand will be a feature of this
position, a current driver's licence is also required.

Details of the Bio-Protetction Centre can be found at

and bioprotection staff at

Further information and how to apply for vacancy number 07/76 is available
on our website.

Alternatively, please contact Human Resources on +64 (0)3 325 3687 or email Electronic applications are welcome and all
applications should be accompanied by a covering letter stating why you are
appropriate for this post, completed application form and CV.

Applications must be received by 4 pm on 28 September 2007.

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