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Tel Aviv University, Israel: PhD Position in Evolutionary Biology

(posted 2018-07-06)

The position is available in the research group of Dr. Frida Ben-Ami, from Tel Aviv University, Israel ( The position is available from October 15, 2018.

I am looking for a highly motivated candidate who is interested in host-parasite interactions and coevolution. In my lab, we are using the crustaceans Daphnia and their microparasites as a model system.

The successful candidate will be able to choose a project from a range of projects currently being pursued in in the lab.

• MSc degree in biology
• creative thinking
• background in evolutionary biology or ecology
• hands-on experience with experimental work
• analytical skills and good knowledge in statistics
• communication and writing skills in English
• good work ethic

Please send your application by email (all material in one PDF) to Frida Ben-Ami ( Applications should include a CV, a list of publications and a statement about research interests (motivation letter). Please give names and email addresses of two persons who are willing to write a letter of recommendation.