[Invasive-species] Fwd: post-doc position available, Trinity College Dublin

Sandrine GODEFROID sagodefr at vub.ac.be
Mon Jan 16 18:16:31 CET 2006

For your information.


>University of Dublin, Trinity College
>Post Title: Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Predicting plant invasion)
>Status: 15 month contract
>Dept/School: Botany Department, School of Natural Sciences
>Closing Date: Friday, 10th February, 2006
>Salary: ¬34,460 per annum
>The Irish Environmental Protection Agency has recently agreed to fund in 
>excess of ¬1.6 million for a major integrated project on Irish 
>biodiversity titled Biodiversity and environmental change: an integrated 
>study encompassing a range of scales, taxa and habitats 
>("BIOCHANGE").  This project, which will run for 42 months, will involve 
>multi-disciplinary research across nine Irish research institutions 
>working in close collaboration and will employ 4 post-docs, 8 PhD students 
>and 2 Research Assistants.
>Position available:
>Predicting plant invasion - which taxa are the future invasive aliens? 
>(led by Dr J.C. Stout, TCD; collaborators: Dr M. Jebb, National Botanic 
>Gardens, Dr J Caffrey, Central Fisheries Board, Dr M. Mulholland, TCD, 
>Prof B. Osborne, UCD)
>A 15 month position is available in the Department of Botany, Trinity 
>College Dublin. The successful applicant will undertake a desk-based 
>project to collate biological information on non-native terrestrial and 
>aquatic plant species in Ireland. A database will be constructed and will 
>be used to try to identify potential future environmentally and 
>economically damaging non-native species, their distribution under future 
>climate change scenarios, and the impact they may have on native biodiversity.
>Successful candidate will:
>·                  Possess a PhD in plant biology, invasive alien species, 
>climate change or similar
>·                  Demonstrate ability to publish research in 
>international peer review journals
>·                  Preferably have experience in constructing a data-base 
>or ecological modelling
>The project is due to start in April 2006.
>Enquiries to: Dr Jane Stout (<mailto:hmroche at tcd.ie>stoutj at tcd.ie)
>Candidates should submit a letter outlining their suitability for the 
>position plus a full curriculum vitae, to include the names, addresses and 
>emails of three referees, to: Dr Jane Stout, Botany Department, Trinity 
>College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland; Email: 
><mailto:stoutj at tcd.ie>stoutj at tcd.ie  by 10th February 2006.
>Applications by e-mail welcomed. Please note there is no application form 
>to be completed.
>Dr Jane C Stout
>Botany Building
>School of Natural Science
>University of Dublin, Trinity College
>Dublin 2
>Tel +353-1-6083761 (office) / +353-1-87-7916422 (mobile)
>Fax +353-1-6081147
>Email stoutj at tcd.ie

Dr. Sandrine Godefroid
Dept. Algemene Plantkunde en Natuurbeheer
(General Botany and Nature Management)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
Tel: + 32 2 629 34 11
Fax: + 32 2 629 34 13
E-mail sagodefr at vub.ac.be
URL: http://www.vub.ac.be/APNA/ICZO/iczo.html
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