A PhD student position is vacant in the research group of Dr. Stefanie Wienkoop, Plant-Microsymbiont Interaction, at the Dept. of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology, University of Vienna, Austria (https://mosys.univie.ac.at/research-and-teaching/research-groups/plant-microsymbiont-interaction/). The group is interested in understanding the role of Ferritin in nodule formation, symbiosis functioning and induced systemic resistance. The project is funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF.
The applicants should have MSc in plant biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, proteomics, genetics, or related fields. Candidates are expected to have a strong experimental background in molecular plant sciences. Teamwork and excellent communication skills, independent scientific thinking and planning are expected. Applicant should be fluent in English.
How to apply
To apply, please, send a motivation letter clearly stating the interest in the project and the group, a full CV including a description of your research experience and interests, university certificates, and the contact details of at least two references in a single pdf file via email to Dr. Wienkoop (firstname.lastname@example.org). Deadline for application is the 16th of November 2020.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stefanie Wienkoop
Department of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology
University of Vienna