Tailored opportunities:PhD position in Linking biodiversity policy with science at the University of Twente, the Netherlands


The University of Twente seeks a PhD candidate for a European Research Council project in which you will take an active part in developing an exciting new research direction linking Earth observation (EO) with eDNA metabarcoding and metagenomics for biodiversity assessment.


  • An MSc in biology, natural resource sciences (environment, forestry, agriculture), geography, social sciences, or similar.
  • Experience with remote sensing, geographical data and GIS.
  • Refined written and oral skills in English at IELTS level > 7.0..
  • Willingness and ability to upscale from in situ plot or interview, data, through to satellite level, as well as link science to policy.
  • Willingness to work in a multidisciplinary science team.


  • Knowledge of eDNA.
  • Field work experience collecting geographical, social and/or natural resource data.


Deadline for application is 26 August 2019


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Author: African Academic/Researcher

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