Call for Applications - Blaustein Postdoctoral Fellowship available for 2013-2014

The Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research (BIDR) is calling for postdoctoral research applications! Topics of interest relate to drylands: desert ecology, solar energy, environmental microbiology, among others.

The program is open for candidates that have completed their PhD studies within the past five years and are interested in performing research at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Deadline for applications is April 4, 2013.

Application forms can be downloaded from here.

For further details please contact:

The Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva
Telephone: 08-6472710 Email : kreitman@bgu.ac.il

Prof. Berry Pinshow (pinshow@bgu.ac.il), Pedro Berliner (berliner@bgu.ac.il) and Scott Turner (jsturner@syr.edu).


Project Details:

Project Proposal 1: Gas exchange between animal burrows and the atmosphere: the effects of eddies and microturbulence at the surface on gas movement in single and multi-entranced burrows - from ants to aardvarks.

Project Proposal 2: The relations between soil permeability, the gaseous environment of burrows and acid&base physiology of rodents

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