|Patterns in water flux and carbon cycle controls along land use and climate gradients at Mt. Kilimanjaro|
PhD position in Soil Hydrology (FOR 1246)
Patterns in water flux and carbon cycle controls along land use and climate gradients at Mt. Kilimanjaro
The PhD student is responsible for the soil hydrological part of the project. The position will be located at the University of Bayreuth, Germany (http://www.bayceer.uni-bayreuth.de/bophy/) with intensive field work in Tanzania.
Applicants should have a University degree (Diploma or MSc) in Soil Science or related disciplines. Experience in spatial and experimental ecology, multivariate statistics, preferably in R, English speaking and writing skills, combined with the capacity for teamwork and physical fitness under tropical conditions are required. Knowledge in soil hydrology, soil physics, and soil erosion, as well as previous field work in the tropics are highly appreciated. Salary and conditions
Salary and benefits are according to public service positions in Germany (TVL 13 - 65%, net income per month is ca. 1300.- €). Start date: 1st August 2013. The position is for three years. The doctoral thesis will be done as a series of English manuscripts. We offer the membership in a friendly, enthusiastic and ambitious research team, modern facilities and the participation in an international Research Unit.
Please send your application as a single pdf file per email to firstname.lastname@example.org latest until 31th May 2013. Applications should include a cover letter, a short summary of research interests, CV, complete certificates, and the names (with email addresses) of two potential referees. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Bernd Huwe, Soil Physics section, University of Bayreuth, Universitätsstraße 30, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany>> mehr...
Ansprechpartner: Bernd Huwe, Christina Bogner