PhD Place – Plant root water uptake and its dependence on soil sorts
The aim of this undertaking is to find out the affect of various soil sorts on root water uptake and plant improvement by way of several types of measurements mixed with a classy 3D laptop mannequin of plant soil methods.
Your duties intimately are:
- Utilizing applied sciences like SWaP, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, leaf water potential sensors and quite a lot of different sensors to look at plant and soil hydraulic standing
- Use and adaptation of biophysical fashions of water and solute fluxes within the soil-plant system
- College diploma (Grasp) in plant physiology, plant biophysics, soil hydrology, ecology or agronomy
- Sturdy curiosity in plant hydrology
- Affinity for know-how and love course of pondering
- Ideally have a great understanding of plant and soil hydrology and expertise with plant, crop, or soil fashions
The interdisciplinary nature of the undertaking requires expertise in 1) programming (python, C++), 2) modeling, 3) experiments with crops and soils, 4) working with sensor know-how and automation. You need to have a few of these expertise and be desperate to study the others.
We work on the very newest points that affect our society and are providing you the possibility to actively assist in shaping the change! We provide supreme circumstances so that you can full your doctoral diploma:
- Intensive firm well being administration
- Preferrred circumstances for balancing work and personal life, in addition to a family-friendly company coverage
- A big analysis campus with inexperienced areas, providing the very best means for networking with colleagues and pursuing sports activities alongside work
- Additional improvement of your private strengths, e.g. by way of an in depth vary of coaching programs; a structured program of continuous schooling and networking alternatives particularly for doctoral researchers by way of JuDocS, the Jülich Heart for Doctoral Researchers and Supervisors: https://www.fz-juelich.de/judocs
- Focused providers for worldwide workers, e.g. by way of our Worldwide Advisory Service
The place is initially for a hard and fast time period of three years. Pay in step with 65% of pay group 13 of the Collective Settlement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund) and moreover 60 % of a month-to-month wage as particular cost („Christmas bonus“). Additional info on doctoral levels at Forschungszentrum Jülich together with our different places is offered at: www.fz-juelich.de/gp/Careers_Docs
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