PhD position on risk assessment for rice production

The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC) is looking for a PhD student to work on the EU-funded project SYBERAC, which aims to enhance the sustainability of rice production by developing strategies to assess the risks of pesticides used in this crop on biota, employing bats and birds as sentinel organisms.

Applicants must hold an MSc degree in biology, veterinary medicine, environmental sciences, agricultural sciences, chemistry, or related field.

Candidates with experience in both wildlife fieldwork and analytical chemistry laboratory work will have an advantage. Proficiency in GIS and R programs will also be highly valued.