Doctoral (PhD) Studentship in Tropical Ecology (Czech Republic/Papua) ~

5 de enero de 2014

Doctoral (PhD) Studentship in Tropical Ecology (Czech Republic/Papua)

Novotny Lab, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences & University of
South Bohemia, the Czech Republic

We are seeking a highly motivated postgraduate student to join our
international team studying tropical plant-insect food webs. The
successful applicant will have strong background in entomology, botany,
community ecology, molecular ecology, phylogenetic analysis and/or
biostatistics. He/she will be supervised by Vojtech Novotny and expected
to develop a research programme on community ecology of insect-plant
interactions, using our excellent field facilities in Papua New Guinea,
in collaboration with our international partners.

Funding: Fully funded tuition, research and living expenses
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: A completed MSc degree is required. Applicants from all
countries are eligible.
Information on our research team:
Location: Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic.
More details on the position:

Application process: Send the application including CV, names of three
referees, and a cover letter stating your previous work, qualification
and motivation by email to Prof. Vojtech Novotny [].
Review of applications will begin on 15th February and will continue
until the position has been filled. The position is available from 1st
April 2014.

Research fields: ecology, conservation biology, tropical forests,
insect-plant interactions

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