see link: http://bioprotection.org.nz/vacancies/phd-studentship-plant-microbe-interactions
Application Date (COB):
Thursday, 10 December 2015 – 5:00pm
Study epigenetic, metabolomic and genetic mechanisms that regulate plant-microbe interaction.
Use Arabidopsis thaliana and beneficial fungal microbes as a model system.
Have access to all BPRC facilities.
Collaborate with internal and external partners.
Work in close cooperation with a multidisciplinary team including experts in fungi, plant biology and metabolomics.
The possibility to work on a cutting-edge project in a highly motivated research team.
A stimulating and diverse research environment.
Advanced training opportunities.
NZ$28,000 tax-free stipend per annum, plus tuition fees, for 3 years.
Applicants will need:
a BSc (Hons), MSc or other research degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or Bioinformatics with a strong academic record. An interest in plant biology would be an advantage.
Excellent communication skills.
Enquiries are welcome.
Please email your application including a cover letter (explaining background and motivation), CV, and publication record (if applicable), including the name of two academic referees, preferably as a single PDF file to Dr Artemio Mendoza-Mendoza ([email protected]) or Dr Michael Rostás ([email protected]).
Before applying, check that you fulfil the Lincoln University PhD admission requirements and the Lincoln University’s postgraduate English language requirements.
Starting date: 1 February 2016