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Research assistant in Forest Pathology

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    Mykolog

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    Heltid, Upp till 10 dagar

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    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

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    18 maj

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    28 juli

Om jobbet

The Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology is part of the Biocentrum at campus Ultuna. The department's researchers have a broad competence in plant and tree pathology and in microbial ecology. Key issues concern the population biology and social structure of microorganisms, their functions, especially in nutrient turnover and for tree health, as well as the interaction between microorganisms and other groups of organisms. Important research areas are regulation, ecology, population biology and microorganisms as well as modeling and control of tree and plant diseases in the field.

Duties:

You will assist in an ongoing phenotyping experiment and you will work both in the green-house and laboratory. The work involves  collection of phenotype data and samples in an experiment  that  aims to compare different spruce genotypes susceptibility to the forest pathogen Heterobasidion parviporum.

Qualifications:

We expect that you can communiate well in English, and preferentially also in Swedish. Previous experience of work with forest tree seedlings or of work in e.g. nurseries or in molecular biological or microbiological laboratory work is a merit. Previous experience as a research assistant is a merit.

Emphasis is placed on personal characteristics in the recruitment process we are looking for patient, meticulous candidates with problem-solving skills as well as the ability to work both in teams and take independent responsibility.

Place of work:

Uppsala

Form of employment:

Fixed term employment of 1 months, with possible extension.

Extent:

100%

Starting date:

week 33 or week 35, after agreement 

Application:

We welcome your application no later than 2022-07-28, use the button below.

Academic union representatives:

https://internt.slu.se/en/my-employment/employee-associations/kontaktpersoner-vid-rekrytering/

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is a world-class international university with research, education and environmental assessment within the sciences for sustainable life. Its principal sites are in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, but activities are also conducted at research stations, experimental parks and educational establishments throughout Sweden. We bring together people who have different perspectives, but they all have one and the same goal: to create the best conditions for a sustainable, thriving and better world.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses.

www.slu.se

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