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PhD Scholarship

PhD Scholarship

for the research project " Nutritional ecology of bees: balancing bee nutrient demands and nutrient supply with a diversity of pollen sources"


a) the status of a PhD candidate;

b) education in biology / ecology / nature conservation;

c) proficiency in English, including chemical ecology, confirmed by authorship of relevant scientific papers in English;

e) documented experience in research work / scientific projects (experience in managing own projects is particularly welcome), and this absolutely applies to:

- work related to the importance of chemical elements in the context of ecology;

- planning and conducting scientific experiments;

- knowledge of statistical methods.

(f) ability to work independently;

Job Description:

Responsibilities will include performing project tasks as outlined in the grant proposal, specifically:

- measuring the taxonomic variability of pollen stoichiometry

- quantifying the organismal stoichiometry and stoichiometric niches of wild bees

- balancing pollen stoichiometry or nutritional bottlenecks for bees.

These tasks include laboratory processing of the collected samples for elemental analyses.


The candidate(s) accepted for the above position will receive a stipend of 5000 PLN for 26 months.

To participate in the competition, please send the following documents to

 - CV containing information on previous experience described in point (e);

- short letter of motivation;

- a list of scientific publications and scientific projects;

- signed personal data statement, to be downloaded here

Deadline for submitting applications: June 30, 2022 00:00