Research Fellow (Microbial Ecology)

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Asian School of the Environment is currently looking for a candidate to join them as a Research Fellow.

The Research Fellow is required to conduct research on soil microbial ecology and the linkages of soil microbes with plant communities and biogeochemical cycles of managed and natural tropical peatland ecosystems, primarily in Sumatra and Borneo. This will involve field work including sampling and field measurements, laboratory analyses including the use of molecular approaches to characterize microbial communities, the execution of experiments, and analysis and interpretation of data and preparation of manuscripts based on this work for submission to leading research journals. Further as we are setting up a new lab, the Research Fellow will have an important role in contributing to helping get the lab get set up.

A PhD in soil microbial ecology, and 2 years’ experience with peatland ecosystems and in the SE Asian Region, is required.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a full CV, list of publications, a short (1-page) synopsis of previous research achievements and research plans, and the names of at least two referees to:


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