Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS), Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, is inviting post doc to take a job in the Centre of Excellence (within the project “Centre for the investigation of synthesis and transformation of nutritional substances in the food chain in interaction with potentially harmful substances of athropogenic origin: comprehensive assessment of soil contamination risks for the quality of agricultural products”, reg. no. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_019/0000845).
The position is funded by EU, managing authority the Czech Operational Programme Research, Development and Education Job Title: Post-Doc Researcher (soil microbiologist)
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Employer: Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, (CZU) Prague
Salary: 1 750 ,- Euros per month (gross)
Job type: Full Time
Starting date: January 2022
Term contract duration: 12 months with the extension up to 6/2023
Topic: The assessment of soil biological parameters as affected by inorganic and organic soil contaminants
Seeking the person with these skills and qualities: Comprehensive assessment of the changes in the microbial biomass carbon, the changes in phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) content in the contaminated soil, and the changes in the soil enzymatic activities as affected by the type and concentration of wide scale of inorganic (risk elements) and organic (PPCPs) soil contaminants.
Establishment, conduction and evaluation of the laboratory incubation and pot experiments to elucidate the soil-soil microbiome, and soil microbiome-plant interactions in the potential stabilization/degradation pattern of the contaminants in soil.
To be considered for a position, applicants must meet all these requirements:
- Post-doc status: holder of PhD, qualification completed within last 7 years.
- Minimum qualification: two published scientific papers within last three years
Application should contain:
- Diploma, diploma supplement (with nostrification if necessary)
- CV with list of publications
- Brief description of proposed research including time schedule and expected research
- Relevance of proposed project for this research area
About the employer:
Department of Agroenvironmental Chemistry and Plant Nutrition is focused on the maintenance of soil fertility, the research of potentially toxic elements and PPCPs in the soilplant relationship evaluation, and on the restoration of contaminated soil. Department is sufficiently experienced in model pot experiments in outdoor weather-controlled vegetation hall, rhizobox experiments under controlled conditions as well as in the model field experiments.
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