PhD position (m/f/d) in Animal Ecology, Germany

Foraging ecology of Asian honey bees Background: The ecology of the Western honey bee (Apis mellifera) has been studied in some detail, but next to nothing is known about the foraging ecology and mechanisms of coexistence of Asian honey bee species (A. cerana, A. dorsata, A. florea). Further, it is unknown how the large-scale transformation…

Graduate student (MS or PhD) Honey bee integrated...

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin on Monday, March 7th, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Start date: Flexible, with Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Winter 2023 semesters all possible. Project description and responsibilities: The selected individual will participate in collaborative research alongside USDA ARS bee labs (e.g., Stoneville, MS; Beltsville,…

SNF Swiss Postdoctoral Fellowships – transitional measure for...

Grants for young researchers who want to have an expert scientific training and to develop their academic career in Switzerland. On behalf of the federal government following Switzerland’s non-association to Horizon Europe, the SNSF has introduced a transitional measure for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) individual postdoctoral fellowship – the SNSF Swiss Postdoctoral Fellowships (SPF) This funding scheme will offer applicants with…

PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation @ Agroscope...

PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple pressures including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. In two European Horizon 2020 projects, Agroscope aims, in collaboration with European…

PhD position in pollinator conservation @ Agroscope –...

PhD position in pollinator conservation (genetic diversity / ecology) Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple threats including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. The European Horizon 2020 project SAFEGUARD (www.safeguard.biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de) aims to…

Academic Unit: Funded PhD Scholarship – NUI Galway,...

Project Title: Investigating Diversity and Adaptation in wild honeybees in Ireland Supervisor: Prof Grace McCormack, Zoology, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway. Duration: Funded for 4 years (Structured PhD), full-time. Project description: It was understood that wild Apis mellifera colonies were extinct, or almost so, across its natural range. In addition the…