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Foundation Vinetum lecturer in wild bee health (Dozentin/Dozent)

Advertisement As of the 01.06.2021, the Institute of Bee Health, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, is seeking a candidate to fulfil the following lecturer (100%) position: Foundation Vinetum lecturer in wild bee health (Dozentin/Dozent) Duties in teaching and scientific research: Teaching undergraduates and postgraduates in veterinary medicine and biology Research on key factors of wild…

Postdoctoral postition – Climate effects on bees and crop pollination

Working places: Unité Mixte de Recherche 247 EGCE – Evolution, Génomes, Comportement et Ecologie – Gif-sur-Yvette – France (www.egce.cnrs-gif.fr), and fieldwork in several French study sites. Job description: We open a 3-year postdoc position related to an accepted international PRIMA project. The postdoc will study the resilience of pollinators (Apis and non-Apis bees) to climate…

Position for a PhD candidate in a research project

A position for a PhD candidate in a research project is available at the Bee Institute Kirchhain of the Landesbetrieb Landwirtschaft Hessen (www.llh.hessen.de). The project aims at exploring the effects of an innovative varroa management approach based on brood interruption in late summer on the vitality and productivity of colonies, in comparison to the conventional…

Full-time position for a beekeeper in a research project

A full-time position for a beekeeper or beekeeping advisor in a research project is available at the Bee Institute Kirchhain of the Landesbetrieb Landwirtschaft Hessen (www.llh.hessen.de). The project aims at exploring the effects of an innovative varroa management approach based on brood interruption in late summer on the vitality and productivity of colonies, in comparison…

Post-doctoral researcher with microbiology and molecular biology skills, University of Minnesota

Dr. Marla Spivak (Bee Lab, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota) and Dr. Declan Schroeder (Virologist, Dept of Population Veterinary Medicine, UMN) are seeking a post-doctoral researcher with microbiology and molecular biology skills to assist with honey bee related research related to mechanisms of social immunity and virus transmission. This is a two-year position. We…

Postdoctoral position in honeybee neuroscience

Characterization of a new transgenic animal model for in vivo whole-brain imaging at single-neuron resolution. Research goals and tasks: The project is a collaboration between the University of Trento, the University of Düsseldorf, and the CNRS, Paris, to optimize and characterize the first transgenic honeybee model expressing a pan-neuronal calcium sensor (GCaMP6). This will allow minimally…

PhD position in honeybee ecology

Background: Honeybees are fascinating social insects, provide pollination services for major crops and many wild plant species, and beekeeping allows the harvest of honey and other valuable products. Land use intensification, climate change, limited availability of floral food resources, and new pests and parasites have change environmental conditions for honeybees and are linked to periodically…

Postdoc position at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

A two-year full-time position is available for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for research on honeybee tolerance and resistance to virus infections. The position will be with the bee research group at the Department of Ecology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden. Duties: The researcher will comprehensively characterize the molecular adaptations…

PhD student position in France: “Honey bee ecology – Identifying early-warning indicators of colony collapse”

Context: Over the past 20 years, the substantial and global decline of bees has been alarming as they provide critical pollination services (Goulson et al. 2015). In particular, the mortality of honey bee colonies (Apis mellifera) has attracted a lot of attention due to its important role for human well-being by producing honey, sustaining populations…

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Available in Honey Bee Molecular Diagnostics

Date Available: Immediately Location: Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (HBREL) Entomology and Nematology Department Bldg. 970, Steinmetz Hall Natural Area Dr. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611-0629 http://www.ufhoneybee.com Appointment: The position is full-time for one year. This is a non-tenure accruing position. Pay Rate: $48,000 – $50,000/year Position Description: The Honey Bee Research and…