ETH Zurich at Research group of Jonathan Levine offers Postdoctoral Position in the field of Ecology in Switzerland
Scholarship Provider: Jonathan Levine at ETH Zurich
The award can be taken at: Switzerland
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Eligibility: Work-related interactions will be in English.
-The research focus is flexible and those with plant, non-plant, or theoretical backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
Description: Research in the Levine group focuses on two general problems: (1) the maintenance of species diversity in communities and (2) the determinants of the success and impacts of biological invasions. Current coexistence projects explore how individual variation influences the outcome of competitive interactions, the effect of fluctuating climate on plant coexistence, and the role of plant pathogens in shaping community composition. Current invasions projects explore the role of landscape patchiness in influencing the spread of exotic species, how invasions alter the connectivity among native populations, and the importance of phenology for the outcome of plant invasions. All projects combine empirical approaches with mathematical theory to achieve their aims.
How to Apply: Online
application Deadline: September 15, 2011