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Sunday, 11 July 2010 23:38

The Research Training Group (RTG 1644) on "Scaling Problems in Statistics", funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG)
seeks applicants for 1 PhD Position in Microbial Ecology and Statistics, starting October 1, 2010.

The project will deal with scales of bacterial interactions on the leaf surface. The successful applicant holds a master degree in Ecological Sciences, Microbiology, Plant Sciences, Biomathematics or a related field with a high interest in spatial statistics, microbiological lab techniques, microscopy, ecological concepts, and/or simulation modelling. This project is based at the University of Göttingen, Germany, but will involve 6 months of research in the lab of Prof. Dr. Johan Leveau at UC Davis, USA (http://plantpathology.ucdavis.edu/faculty/leveau/).

The highly interdisciplinary Research Training Group aims at solving current questions in the area of spatial ecology and other areas of applied statistics. It distinguishes itself through a structured graduation programme, joint supervision, and a study program consisting of methodologically oriented lectures and interdisciplinary research seminars. For more information, please visit our website http://zfs.uni-goettingen.de/sps. The positions will start October 1, 2010, and are awarded for up to 3 years. The salary is in accordance with the German state regulated public service salary scale (75 % E 13 TV-L). The University of Göttingen actively seeks to foster career opportunities for female scholars and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply. Candidates with disabilities who are equally qualified for the position will receive special consideration. Applications can be uploaded to the online form located at http://zfs.uni-goettingen.de/sps by June 30th, 2010!
. Full contact and application information can be found within the portal link. The interviews are intended to take place 12 and 13 July, 2010.



Barbara Strauss
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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Ansprechpartner: Dr. Katrin Meyer (kmeyer5*uni-goettingen.de)



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