12 PhD Positions available now!
As part of the research training group SystemLink – Crossing boundaries: Propagation of in-stream environmental alterations to adjacent terrestrial ecosystems funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) – the iES Landau, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University Koblenz–Landau, Campus Landau, Germany offers 12 doctoral research positions (PhD students) for 3 years from 1 October 2019. Successful candidates will hold a diploma or MSc in a relevant topic such as environmental sciences, ecology, biogeochemistry, physics, environmental modelling or similar. Fluent English talking and writing skills as well as solid background e.g. in analytical techniques, statistical approaches or experimental environmental sciences are required. A strong motivation to work in teams, to publish research articles, and to finish a PhD thesis within three years is needed.
The projects will be focused on, among others:
- Soil C-N dynamics
- Food web ecology
- Subsidy dynamics
- Ecological stress response modelling
- Soil-plant modelling