Anticipated starting date - as early as possible in 2019, can be discussed. Working time: 100% (39 hours per week), limited to three years
Department: Isotope Biogeochemistry
Anticipated starting date: 01.03.2019, Working time: 100% (39 hours per week), limited till 31.08.2021
Department: Soil System Science
Workplace: Halle (Saale)
This PhD position is part of the DFG funded priority program (PP) “rhizosphere spatiotemporal organization – a key to rhizosphere function (
The PhD student will have to investigate the impact of the rhizosphere processes (root hairs and mucilage) on soil-plant water relations and drought tolerance in maize. The PhD is part of a nationwide, interdisciplinary community project on rhizosphere research. The project will be conducted in close collaboration with the university of Bayreuth and with the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ Leipzig/Halle. The anticipated start is September, 2018.