Post Doc in “Insect vector population biology and ecology” (154_CRI_APD) - deadline June 29, 2014

A postdoc position is available in the Chemical Ecology unit, Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems and Bioresources department of the Research and Innovation Centre (CRI).

Post Doc in “Insect vector population biology and ecology” (154_CRI_APD) - deadline June 29, 2014

Lunedì, 09 Giugno 2014

The position is related to the project Scopazzi funded by the Autonomous Province of Trento (Accordo di Programma) and the Association of Fruit and Vegetable Producers in Trentino (APOT) and aimed at providing new insights into the biology and ecology of the insects vectors of apple proliferation for the development of sustainable control strategies.

The successful candidate will be in charge of conducting a research project aiming at uncovering the ecology of Candidatus Phytoplasma mali and its vectors. The approach intended for the study entails the identification and the ecology of alternative vectors of the disease agent and the assessment of the role of co-occurring microorganisms (such as endophytes and/or endosymbionts) in disease ecology and transmission.

Please read the position details to understand if you are eligible for the position. In order to apply send your cv and fill the application form . Application and profile are also available at the bottom of the page.

Deadline for application: June 29, 2014.

Supervisor: Valerio Mazzoni .

Equal opportunities

The position is open to both gender, Law 125/91, art. 4 comma 3. The policy and practice of the Edmund Mach Foundation require that all staff are offered equal opportunities within employment. Entry into employment with the Edmund Mach Foundation and progression within employment will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each particular post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another because of his or her sex, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, racial group or disability. Where suitably qualified individuals are available, selection committees will contain at least one member of each sex.

Data protection code

All data supplied by applicants will be used only for the purposes of determining their suitability for the post and will be held in accordance with the principles of the Personal Data Protection Code, Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003.

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