Tailored opportunities: PhD position in forest genomics “Detecting genomic signatures of ecological speciation and parallel evolution in oaks” at the der Georg-August-University of Göttingen, German.


The position is limited to 36 months.
The successful candidate will work in the German Science foundation (DFG) funded project: “Detecting genomic signatures of ecological speciation and parallel evolution in oaks”

Your tasks
– Analysis of genomic signatures of speciation in European and North American oaks using whole genome resequencing
– Sampling of interspecific species pairs in Europe and North America
– Analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in selected populations
– Publication of results in peer-reviewed journals
– Assistance with the organization and coordination of the project


Your profile
– Master degree in biology, agricultural sciences, forest sciences or related disciplines
– High motivation and enthusiasm
– Sound knowledge and understanding of molecular and genetic methods
– Experience and profound knowledge in statistics and data analysis
– Excellent English language skills
– Very good written and oral communication skills
– Ability to work in a team


Deadline for application is 25.09.2019


Please send your application with the usual documents (in electronic form preferably in a single PDF-file) by e-mail to: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Abt. für Forstgenetik und Forstpflanzenzüchtung, Büsgenweg 2, 37077 Göttingen, forstgen@gwdg.de.

If you have any questions, please contact: Prof. Dr. Oliver Gailing, Phone: 0551 39 33536, E-Mail: ogailin@gwdg.de

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