15 PhD Positions in EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ITN project MoSaiQC: Modular Systems for advanced integrated Quantum Clocks
Ongeveer 11 uur geleden - Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) - Amsterdam
We now seek to strengthen our team with additional expertise on soil nutrient management. The successful candidate will focus on the role of soil biota in …
We now seek to strengthen our team with additional expertise on soil nutrient management. The successful candidate will focus on the role of soil biota in nutrient mineralisation and the role of soil fertility. The successful candidate will significantly contribute to two important courses in the education portfolio of the Soil Biology Group; 1. Nutrient Management and 2. Functional Agricultural Resource Management. In addition the lecturer will support the education portfolio of the Soil Biology Group by contributing to thesis projects on the topic of nutrient management.
The portfolio for this position will be split into four key areas;
Applicants for this lecturer position should hold a PhD in soil biogeochemistry, soil science, soil ecology and/or agronomy, with a strong soil-related background, experience related to nutrient management, with experience in statistical methods and modelling of nutrient cycles. Applicants should have a strong interest in teaching and educational developments and be able to collaborate at a multi-disciplinary level, within the team as well as internationally. Excellent communication and writing skills in English are considered important assets. For further details on the essential/desired requirements of candidates, please see the table below. Applicants are kindly asked to refer to these requirements in their application.
Applicant requirements Requirement Essential Preferred Academic qualifications PhD in soil biogeochemistry, soil science, soil ecology, agronomy. More than two years experience as a lecturer or equivalent function.
Basic teaching qualification for BSc and MSc level.
Knowledge Show a thorough knowledge (practical, theoretical and contextual) of;
soil nutrient management, soil nutrient stochiometry, and soil ecology. With strong knowledge on soil agronomic management practices and the role of nutrient management in a range of agricultural systems.
Knowledge on soil nutrient models, both mechanistic and flux models.
Skills Demonstrate active, effective, and efficient learning methods for education and provide examples of developed learning materials.
Experience in supervision of students, both individually and in groups.
Experience in modelling of soil nutrient dynamics.
Ability to communicate research outcomes succinctly to a variety of non-scientific audiences; applicants are invited to provide examples;
Proven scientific writing and presentation skills. Applicants are invited to provide examples of their papers;
Assessment of student development and learning outcomes.
Knowledge on education didactics and evaluation criteria.
Showing application of use of mechanistic soil nutrient models.
Stable isotope applications, Nitrogen and Phosphorus cycling, soil biological methods.