Doctoral scholarship opportunity (ecology, plant-soil-microbe, arbuscular mycorrhiza, microbiome engineering)

There is a scholarship opportunity for students from abroad to join the Rillig lab for work on the general topic: Ecology in agroecosystems, mycorrhiza, plant-fungal soil interactions. We will also consider applications that deal with microbiome engineering in an agroecosystem context.

Funding comes from the DAAD Graduate School Scholarship Program. The receiving doctoral program at Freie Universit├Ąt is ‘Plant Sciences’.

Starting date is October 2016; the deadline for applications is December 15, 2015. Please contact Matthias Rillig for discussion of potential topics.

The full announcement, eligibility criteria, and decription of materials to submit is located here. This opportunity is now closed.