PhD position on protistan biodiversity

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PhD position on protistan biodiversity

A PhD position is available at the Laboratory of Soil Biology, Institute of Biology, University of Neuchatel, starting in August or September 2009.
The project will use a combination of morphological and molecular approaches to address questions of phylogeny, systematics and biogeography of free-living microorganisms using testate amoebae are models.
The project is related to several ongoing projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Educational Qualification: Candidate should have a diploma or M.Sc degree in biology. She/he should have a strong interest in taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography and the diversity of free-living eukaryotes in general. Good knowledge of molecular phylogeny and/or taxonomy is an advantage. This position involves some teaching (teaching assistantship for laboratory and field courses) at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Contact Email: eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%65%64%77%61%72%64%2e%6d%69%74%63%68%65%6c%6c%40%77%73%6c%2e%63%68%22%3e%65%64%77%61%72%64%2e%6d%69%74%63%68%65%6c%6c%40%77%73%6c%2e%63%68%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')).
Deadline for applications is June 22nd, 2009
Web link: http://www.unine.ch/biol