Czech Republic: PhD Researcher in tropical ecology – Plant-insect food webs
The Novotny – Basset Laboratory, University of South Bohemia (Czech Republic) http://www.entu.cas.cz/png/cv-novotny-vojtech-lab.html
We are seeking two highly motivated postgraduate students to join our international team studying tropical plant-insect food webs. The successful applicants will have strong background in entomology, botany, community ecology, molecular ecology, phylogenetic analysis and/or biostatistics. They will develop their research using our excellent field facilities in Papua New Guinea and collaborate closely with our partners at the University of Minnesota, the Smithsonian Institution and the CTFS.
The positions are sponsored only for the European Union applicants who will pay no tuition and receive a stipend of Euro 5,000 per annum, sufficient to cover living expenses in the Czech Republic.
The application including CV, names of three references, and a cover letter stating your previous work, qualification and motivation should be emailed to Prof. Vojtech Novotny [novotny[ at ]entu.cas.cz].
Deadline for applications is 1 June 2011.
The successful applicants will start on 1st September 2011. The length of study is 4 years.
Further details at http://www.entu.cas.cz/png/brc-vacancies.htm