Technical University of Liberec is inviting applications for PhD position in environmental microbiology. Applicants must possess M.Sc./Diploma in environmental microbiology or biotechnology. PhD scholarship and part time employment contract at the Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation will be offered. Position will start from September 2014. Application closing date is 31st Jan 2014.
Study Subject (s): The position is available in the field of Environmental Microbiology at Institute for Nano materials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation, Technical University of Liberec.
Course Level: This position is open for pursuing PhD program at Institute for Nano materials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation, Technical University of Liberec in Czech Republic.
Scholarship Provider: Technical University of Liberec
Scholarship can be taken at: Czech Republic
Eligibility: -Candidate must possess M.Sc./Diploma in environmental microbiology or biotechnology.
-Good knowledge on molecular genetics principles and methods: PCR, NGS, sanger sequencing and advanced skills in R (eventually C, Python) is required.
-Successful candidate must be proficient in analyses of NGS sequencing data (454 – Junior, Ion Torrrent, Ilumina -MiSeq) obtained from soil and underground water microbial communities. Seeking for the candidate with ability to complete individual goals.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Czech Republic applicants are eligible for this PhD research position.
Scholarship Description: The Technical University of Liberec (TUL) is a dynamic university of medium size that joins forms of technical and scientific education. TUL is perfect for students who are looking for the quality education in a pleasant mountain environment. Institute for Nano materials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation is newly established multidisciplinary research center connecting research groups of numerous biotechnological, chemical and technical fields with major players in industry and environmental companies in Czech Republic. Our team in the Department of Nano materials in Natural Science is mainly focused on advanced bio remediation techniques. We study the influence of the remediation procedure on autochthonic microbial communities, effect of different treatments and bio augmentation.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? The university will offer friendly work environment, PhD scholarship and part time employment contract at the institute to cover living allowances in Liberec, Czech Republic. They will support your active participation on high quality international conferences.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply:
Scholarship Application Deadline: Review of the application will start immediately and continue till the position is filled; the latest date for application is 31st Jan 2014.