[ES_JOBS_NET] Masters or PhD students to work on soil and ecosystem nitrogen cycle in the Negev desert in Israel

Ilya Gelfand igelfand at bgu.ac.il
Sat Jan 13 04:23:59 MST 2018


Could you please post the below announcement about open positions at 
Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

Thanks a lot,



The Gelfand lab at the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research of 
the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is recruiting MS and PhD students 
to study nitrogen cycle in soils and ecosystems.Specifically, we are 
studying:           a) biotic and abiotic factors that regulate soil 
emissions of gaseous forms of N (nitrous and nitric oxides) and 
ecosystemal N cycle as a whole; and b) agricultural sustainability.

Currently, we are looking for students who are interested in research 
within two general topics:

a) Soil trace gases emissions and processes that controls magnitude and 
temporal variability of soil trace gases emission; and b) Interactions 
between soil N cycle, trace gases emissions, and plant functioning. 
Interested students will develop independent projects including 
laboratory, greenhouse, and field experiments within research theme of 
the lab.


1.Readiness to work in field, greenhouse, and laboratory.

2.Motivation to study new concepts and techniques.

3.Knowledge and degree in geology, chemistry, soil sciences, ecology, 
environmental sciences, or microbiology.

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Ilya Gelfand at _igelfand at 
bgu.ac.il <mailto:igelfand at bgu.ac.il>_

Webpage: http://in.bgu.ac.il/en/bidr/FAAB/Pages/gelfand.aspx

Information about application procedure can be found here: 

Ilya Gelfand, Senior Lecturer
French Associates Institute for Agriculture and
Biotechnology of Drylands
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Tel. +972-8-6596745

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