Dear colleagues, could you please pass the following announcement to
students that might be interested.
Vacancies at ETH Zurich:
The Institute of Plant Sciences at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Chair of
Grassland Sciences, seeks
*2 PhD students in stable isotope ecology*
Study of carbon and water cycles in terrestrial ecosystems using stable
isotopes of carbon and oxygen. Tasks include measurements of
isotopologues of carbon dioxide and water with a laser spectroscopy
system in the lab and in the field. One position focuses on the
development of flux chambers and their application for automated isotope
measurements of soil respiration and leaf photosynthesis. The other
position focuses on manipulative drought experiments under laboratory
and field conditions. Both positions include experiment design and
realization, participation in field campaigns, presentation of results
nationally and internationally as well as team work.
Dynamic and motivated students with M.Sc./Diplom or equivalent in
ecology, environmental sciences, atmospheric sciences or related fields.
Expertise to speak, read and write in English is required.
We offer an interesting position in an international research group at a
lively university (www.gl.ipw.agrl.ethz.ch). Research will be carried
out within a Marie Curie Excellence Team. Appointments are for 3.5 years
starting in November 2007. Salary is in accordance with EC guidelines
for Marie Curie Excellence Grants and includes social benefits according
to Swiss rules.
Please send your complete application (incl. description of motivation,
preference of focus, CV, copies of degree certificates, names and
contact details of two referees) before September 1, 2007 to Dr.
Alexander Knohl ([log in to unmask]). Applications will be
reviewed until the position is filled. Electronic applications as single
pdf-files preferred. Further information will be given by Dr. Alexander
Knohl via email or phone (+41 44 632 4932).
ETH Zurich, Institute of Plant Sciences
Universitaetsstr. 2, LFW C38, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
phone: ++41 44 632 4932
fax: +41 44 632 11 53
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