[Taxacom] Fwd: Ph.D. position in plant hybridization
peterr at berkeley.edu
Sun Jul 27 11:30:27 CDT 2008
From: ContiElena at access.unizh.ch
Subject: Ph.D. position in plant hybridization
To: taxacom-owner at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 09:01:45 +0200
Ph.D. POSITION IN PLANT HYBRIDIZATION
A Ph.D. position is available to join an on-going study on hybridization between distylous species of primroses (Primula L.). The study focuses on how the variation of floral traits typical of distyly affects the formation and establishment of hybrids. The funded position is available for a minimum of three years, extendable to a fourth year upon satisfactory performance.
Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is selected.
Bachelors or Masters degree in biology. Experience in the use and development of molecular markers and/or pollination biology strongly preferred. Good quantitative skills necessary.
The Ph.D. position is available at the Institute of Systematic Botany of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich is located on a lake within striking distance from the Alps, easily reachable by public transportation.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send in the following documents: 1) a two-page letter explaining why you are interested in this position and why you are qualified for it; 2) your University transcripts; 3) your Curriculum Vitae; 4) the names and email addresses of three people who can comment on your qualifications for the position.
Prof. Elena Conti,
University of Zuerich,
Institute for Systematic Botany,
Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zuerich, SWITZERLAND
Ph: 0041 44 634 8424;
Fax: 0041 44 634 84 03
email: ContiElena at access.unizh.ch
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