IPK Gatersleben

Your tasks:

  • Root architectural and anatomical phenotyping using imaging, rhizotrons, and microscopy.
  • Plant and root physiological measurements to determine the function of (interacting) root phenotypes.
  • Functional-structural plant and mathematical modeling to determine the benefit of root phenotypes for stress tolerance.
  • Report your work in scientific journals and oral presentations.

Your qualifications and skills:

  • You hold a PhD in plant science, crop science, biology, or related field.
  • You have experience growing, managing, and phenotyping plants in the field and greenhouse.
  • You have experience using modern approaches in root phenotyping, image analysis, simulation modeling to understand the functional roles of plant roots in agroecosystems.
  • You have good communication skills and will to collaborate with researchers from different disciplines.
  • You have problem solving skills.

 We offer you:

  • Close interaction with academic supervisor.
  • A good infrastructure and welcoming work environment.
  • A full-time position (100 %) limited to 3 years with a standard salary up to TV-L E13.
  • An entry from 01.08.2024 or later.
  • Accommodation in IPK guest house (on request)

Please indicate the reference number 39/05/24 in your correspondence.

To apply for this job please visit www.ipk-gatersleben.de.