Postdoctoral Scholarship (2 Years) In Aquaponic And Digitalization
Swedish University Of Agricultural Sciences
The research describes sustainable food production in aquaponic systems and the use of artificial intelligent as an early warning system to detect biotic and abiotic stress in the system. The postdoc will be involved in a project that identifies on molecular and functional bases the nutrient disorders and occurrence of plant diseases in aquaponic system. To investigate the mechanism underlying such functional changes in the plants, experiments are to be performed in relation to different crops and cultivation conditions.
The candidate must be a PhD junior researcher with a doctorate from an institution other than the host institution. Eligible to apply is the person who has completed a doctoral degree no more than three years before the end of the application period.
Candidates already working at the department in question cannot normally be approved.
Experience with common technology techniques and digitalization is a requirement. In addition, experience with molecular biology, microbiology, plant physiology and aquaculture is a significant asset. The candidate should be fluent in spoken and written English, and have excellent communication skills. The candidate must demonstrate a solid ability to work independently to advance our research. The candidate should furthermore enjoy working in a group environment and have interest in mentorship.
Place of work: Alnarp, Sweden
Scholarship: 2 years
Starting date: According to agreement
Application: We welcome your application no later than 2022-07-08, use the button below
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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is a world-class international university with research, education and environmental assessment within the sciences for sustainable life. Its principal sites are in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, but activities are also conducted at research stations, experimental parks and educational establishments throughout Sweden. We bring together people who have different perspectives, but they all have one and the same goal: to create the best conditions for a sustainable, thriving and better world.
SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses.
Linda-Maria Dimitrova Mårtensson