Fully Funded PHD Scholarship on “Investigating the methane mitigation potential of LAB inoculated silages and direct-fed microbials”

Deadline: 27 February 2023 I. Background Methane originating from enteric fermentation in ruminants is the single largest source of anthropogenic agricultural emissions (approx. 60% of Irish and 76% of NZ agricultural emissions) and has a significant impact on global methane levels. The project will involve a multi-omics approach to determine key microbes and rumen fermentation pathways associated with a low residual methane emissions (RME) phenotype in beef cattle. The ability of exogeno

Post-Doctoral Scientist| livestock sector Policy analysis and engagement| International Livestock Research Institute

Deadline: 07 March 2023 The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a highly motivated and skilled Post-Doctoral Scientist - livestock sector Policy analysis and engagement to contribute to national and global level livestock sector economic and policy analysis. The position is at job level HG 16 and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya. I. Key Responsibilities Support the development and implementation of national livestock master plans with policy and

Post-Doctoral Scientist-Value Chain Impact Assessment Modeler| International Livestock Research Institute

Deadline: 07 March 2023 The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a post-Doctoral scientist to apply system dynamics modeling techniques through the use of participatory processes that co-construct ex-ante impact assessment models of livestock value chains in an interdisciplinary team of social science and biosciences researchers.  The position is open to national and international applicants and will be based in Dakar, Senegal. Responsibil

Fully Funded Post graduate Scholarship| "Dairy Grassland Management At Low Chemical Nitrogen - Defining A Blueprint For Multispecies Swards For Agronomic And Environmental Benefits”

Deadline: 20 March 2023 I. Background The Irish dairy sector urgently needs to stabilize and reduce gaseous emissions whilst improving water quality and biodiversity levels. The research topic of this Scholarship aligns with Ireland’s Agri-Food Strategy 2030, targeting a climate-neutral food system by 2050, with verifiable progress achieved by 2030. Within intensively managed agricultural grasslands, recent results demonstrate important benefits of multi-species mixtures, which offe

Fully Funded Masters Scholarship On “Reducing Fertilizer Nitrogen Emissions In Field Using Nitrification And Urease Inhibitor Technologies”

Deadline: 10 April 2023   Background This is a call for a self-motivated, enthusiastic student to undertake a fully funded 2-year Research Masters project. You will investigate the potential of urease and nitrification inhibitors to reduce emissions from nitrogen and nitrogen plus sulphur fertilizers. This scholarship is funded by the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine as part of a larger project focused on the efficacy and safety of inhibitors (Grant number 2021R477

PhD Position in Biology-Plant Pathology| Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Deadline: 17 March 2023 A PhD position in Biology is vacant at the Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). The department undertakes fundamental and applied research focused on interactions involving plants, pathogenic, symbiotic and saprotrophic fungi and other microorganisms and their role in forest and agricultural systems. Read more about SLU benefits HERE Description SLU is looking for a highly motivated in

PhD student Position In Biology With A Focus On Forest Pathology| Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Deadline: 20 February 2023 The Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology, SLU, is looking for a PhD student who in collaboration with the forestry company SCA will work in research projects about the fungal disease Scots pine blister rust. Research subject Scots pine blister rust is a serious fungal disease that attacks pine trees of all ages. In the last 20 years, attacks have increased in northern Sweden, mainly in young forest, with annual damage losses amounting to seve

Postdoc Or Phd Position On Assessment Of Pathogens’ Stability In Wastewater (80-100%)| Eawag

Deadline: 31 March 2023 The Department of Urban Water Management (SWW) at Eawag invites applications for PostDoc or PhD position on assessment of pathogens’ stability in wastewater (80-100%). Throughout the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Switzerland, Eawag has been actively monitoring wastewater for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA. this work has led to time series data on SARS-CoV-2 RNA concentrations in wastewater from six wastewater treatment plants across Switzerland, translation of

Postdoctoral position in Environmental Chemistry| Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Deadline: 12 March 2023 The Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is seeking for a postdoc, who will work on development and evaluation of innovative treatment processes for removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. The specific objectives are to i) evaluate alternative innovative pretreatment processes, ii) assess innovative treatment trains to meet new strict drinking water regulations, and

PhD student position in Agricultural Economics| Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Deadline: 28 February 2023. Are you looking for an exciting PhD position in agricultural economics? Would you like to work in a dynamic research group with several ongoing disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations? Are you highly motivated to undertake PhD training? The Department of Economics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) invites applications for a PhD student to join its research group “Agricultural and Food Economics”. This position is link

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