Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Ecology: Tropical Plant-Insect Food Webs


Review of applications will begin on 28th February 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Novotny Lab, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic,  is seeking a highly motivated and productive postdoctoral researcher to join our the team of Vojtech Novotny studying plant-insect food webs in Papua New Guinea and elsewhere in the tropics, funded by an ERC Advanced grant. We are looking for applicants (i) with advanced skills in ecological, biostatistical, molecular or phylogenetic analyses of ecological data, (ii) with advanced field research skills (including managing research teams), interested in food web experiments in tropical rainforest, or with a combination of both skill sets. We are looking for a creative person who will be also an asset socially in our highly international team. Fluency in English is required, other languages may be an advantage. The position is open to candidates of any nationality holding a PhD degree. It is based in Ceske Budejovice and available immediately (the starting date is negotiable). Tenure 3 years (performance review after the first year).


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Application: Send your CV, a cover letter stating your previous work, qualification and motivation, and names of three referees by email to Prof. Vojtech Novotny []. Review of applications will begin on 28th February 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled.

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