PhD position available at CERAD: Chernobyl arthropods

Application deadline: 27 February 2020

PhD scholarship within Ecology/Radioecology: Chernobyl Arthropods

Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant 3-year PhD–position in Radioecology. The PhD research will be part of a joint project between the Entomology group at MINA and the CERAD Centre of Excellence for Environmental Radioactivity. The position will involve fieldwork and collaboration with institutions in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, as well as other international experts. The overall objective of the project is to increase understanding of the role of insects and arthropods in the transfer of radionuclides, as well as to investigate the potential impacts of ionising radiation on arthropod communities.

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Application deadline: 27 February 2020