PhD Position at UBC Okanagan in Microbial Ecology

Start date: Spring/Summer 2021

Location: UBC Okanagan, Kelowna BC

Funding: Minimum $21 000/year for 4 years

The Hart lab at UBC Okanagan has two PhD studentships  starting Spring/Summer 2021.

Position 1: Ecological consequences of invasive microbes in natural and applied systems.

Position 2:  Creating suppressive soils in vineyards through cover crops

The projects will involve both lab and field components. The projects have global scope, so  the student will interact with a wide range of collaborators both at UBC and around the world. There will be many opportunities for collaborations with other universities, industry and also Agriculture Canada. For more information the group please see www.mirandahart.ca

Information on qualifications for admission to the UBC Okanagan graduate program can be found htt p://biol.ok.ubc.ca/graduate/biology.html  and http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/okanagan/index.cfm?tree=18,285,1005,0

Ideal candidates will have background in ecology and basic molecular biology.  The Interested individuals can contact miranda.hart@ubc.ca.

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