A PhD grant position is available immediately to start working on solitary bees and the risk assessment of pesticides.
The person will work at the Dept. Crop Protection at the Ghent University (which has a strong position of 69 in the Shanghai’s Academic World Universities Ranking, and UGent is also the first university in Belgium) under the supervision of Prof. Guy Smagghe and Prof. Pieter Spanoghe, who have a major expertise in wild bees and pesticides, residue analysis and risk assessment.
This PhD grant position is for 4 years and can start immediately with an excellent candidate.
If you have interest, please contact Prof. Dr. Guy Smagghe (email@example.com) with your CV (including transcripts) and a personal motivation letter.
Applicants should have a strong motivation and Master degree related to the themes of the project, i.e. biology/ecology of bees, agronomy/crop protection, pesticides, ecotoxicology. A successful candidate should also be proficient in English and should demonstrate his/her motivation to work in a multidisciplinary research team with a highly collaborative spirit.