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Ecology and Ecosystems Seminar Series

Next Speaker:

Dr. Lucy Rist (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) will be visiting to give a seminar on adaptive management.

Thursday 25th September 2014 (CAB G56, 13:30)

News

New book

Forests: A Very Short Introduction
- pre-order now at OUP!


Sustainability Blog

Reforestation: a chance for farmers | 3 June 2014

Future farmers | 19 December 2013

Dark side of coffee | 11 November 2013

In the Media

Die Pflanze unseres Lebens (The plants of our lives) | NZZ am Sonntag | 23 February 2014 | Article on our oil palm work (in German).

New Publications

Born, J. et al. (2014) Differing life history characteristics support coexistence ... . Biotropica, 46, 58-68.

Braaker, S., et al. (2014) Habitat connectivity shapes urban arthropod communities... Ecology, 95, 1010-1021.

Braaker, S. et al. (2014) Assessing habitat connectivity ... Ecological Applications, in press.

Frei, E., et al. (2014) Plastic responses to elevated temperature ... PLOS One, 9, e98677.

Frei, E., et al. (2014) Plant population differentiation and climate change... Global Change Biology, 20, 441-455.

Ghazoul, J. (2014) Ecological dynamics in fragmented landscapes. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology see here

Ismail, S.A., et al. (2014) Forest trees in human modified landscapes... PLOS One, 9, e89437.

Kaiser-Bunbury, C., et al. (2014) ... the structure of plant-pollinator networks. Ecology, in press.

Lee, J.S.H., et al. (2013) Environmental impacts of oil palm ... Conservation Letters, 7, 25-33.

Matter, P., et al. (2014) Geographic distance ... and outbreeding .... Journal of Ecology, 102, 518–530.

Discovering nature's wonder

An interview with Jaboury Ghazoul on Mongabay.com

Molecular Laboratory Technician


Job specification Lab management, including ordering supplies, taking care of lab equipment and general day to day running of a genetics lab.
Lab security, training of new students on laboratory techniques and laboratory
Procedures Routine laboratory related functions including DNA extraction and PCR based methods particularly high-throughput genotyping with microsatallites, RFLP's and AFLP's
Job requirements The successful candidate will have an apprenticeship in Biologielaborant/-in and preferably 1-2 years experience working in a laboratory. Knowledge of molecular-genetic research techniques and experience in acquiring and storing laboratory consumables, materials, and equipment in a molecular lab. Experience with scientific equipment used in a molecular laboratory and preferably knowledge of microsatallite marker development and DNA sequencing.
Remarks You will be extremely methodical and with excellent organizational skills. Confident working alone and within a small team based within the lab of the Professorship of Ecosystem Management ETH Zentrum. We are a young and dynamic group of scientists working in both Swiss and tropical ecosystems. For more information: www.ecology.ethz.ch.
Language German and English would be advantageous.
Terms of employment Two year employment at 80% with the possibility of renewal.
Start date 1st of January or by negotiation.
Application Please send a letter of application with CV and name of two referees to Dr Andrea Pluess preferably by email (andrea.pluess (at) env.ethz.ch) by the 5th October 2007. ETH Zurich, Ecosystem Management Group, Institute for Terrestrial Ecosystems CHN G 73.2 Universitaetsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland.
 

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