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PhD position in crop system research, agricultural ecology or plant ecology, University of Münster, Germany

The PhD position is available from 2 May 2017, and is a fixed-term position for a period of three years. The research will be conducted as part of the new EU-funded project (Horizon 2020) “DIVERSify – Designing Innovative plant teams for Ecosystem Resilience and agricultural Sustainability”. The core aim of the project is to study alternatives to monocultures in European farming systems and to test options to create mixtures of different crop- and non-crop species.

The successful applicant will perform experimental work in agricultural fields to understand mechanisms promoting positive plant-plant and plant-environment interactions. Measurements will include yield and its components, plant, vegetation and soil parameters, and multitrophic interactions in crop fields. In addition, the successful applicant will perform research on improving plant teams and testing novel combinations of crops.

To apply, see the detailed posting here.

 

If you would like to post a job opportunity, please email the Education Officer with 100-150 words including the job title, brief summary of the role and a link to where they can find more details on how to apply.