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…

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…