The Department Community Ecology (UFZ) is offering a full PhD position in Ecology within the project LEGATO, funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research. The position is limited to a three year contract.
The project analyses sustainable use of irrigated rice field systems in several countries of South East-Asia. The project encompasses several components, ranging from cosystem approaches and biodiversity analysis to socio-cultural aspects and economics. The successful PhD candidate will analyse the vegetation and functional composition of rice fields and adjacent structures in a landscape context along environmental gradients and differing management regimes. The work will include detailed field surveys of vegetation and landscape in South-East Asia, their analysis, publication of results and collaboration with other project partners in Europe and Asia.
Closing date for application: 15th February 2012.Further information can be obtained from the attached pdf file.
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