A PhD position in Plant Physiology/Plant Physiological Ecology is open at Umeå Plant Science Centre, Department of plant Physiology, Umeå University, Sweden.

The PhD student will work within the project ”Thermal acclimation of plant photosynthesis and respiration: impacts on global primary productivity, carbon storage and the future distribution of plant functional groups”.

The student will undertake both laboratory and field studies and receive training an in array of plant physiological, biochemical and molecular methods and in state-of-the-art techniques in the use of stable isotopes in field studies. The student will work in a highly stimulating environment at Umeå Plant Science Centre - a leading research institute in experimental plant biology with a friendly and international atmosphere.

Application Procedure
The application should contain a CV and relevant documentation, and a personal letter of one A4 page describing yourself and your reasons for applying to this position.
For more information, contact Professor Vaughan Hurry (vaughan.hurry@plantphys.umu.se).

Union information is available from
SACO, +46-(0)90-786 53 65, SEKO, +46-(0)90-786 52 96 and ST, +46-(0)90-786 54 31.

Applications will be discarded or, if the applicant so wishes, returned two years after the position has been filled. Documents sent electronically should be in MS Word or PDF format.

Your complete application, marked with reference number 313-527-11, should be sent to jobb@umu.se (state the reference number as subject) or to

the registrar,
Umeå University,
SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden

For further details please visit the Academic Positions website.

Note, application deadline to the PhD position in Plant Physiology/Plant Physiological Ecology, Umea University, Sweden is 27 June, 2011.

Please mention scholarships4phd.blogspot.com on your application while applying for this scholarship.

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