Postdoc in plant ecology (USA) ~

25 de abril de 2014

Postdoc in plant ecology (USA)

A postdoctoral position is available to work on how plant species invasion
and altered precipitation will impact C cycling in southern U.S. grassland
systems.  The objectives of the project are to assess how productivity
above and belowground, microbial composition and functioning, nutrient
mineralization, decomposition, mycorrhizal colonization, and soil C are
impacted by conversion of native to exotic-dominated grasslands and altered
precipitation.  The responsibilities of the fellow will be to oversee the
collection of data with team members, statistically analyze data sets, and
to write and submit  manuscripts and reports.  The fellow will work jointly
in the labs of Brian Wilsey and Kirsten Hofmockel at Iowa State University
in Ames, IA.  Ames has been voted as one of the nicest small cities in
which to live in the U.S.  Required qualifications are a Ph.D. in ecology
or a related field, and interest in the objectives of the project and the
ability/desire to learn new techniques.  To apply, please submit a CV, a
cover letter expressing interest, and a pdf of at least one published
manuscript to either Brian Wilsey ( or Kirsten
Hofmockel ( by May 31, 2014.   ISU is an EO/AA employer.

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