The University of Helsinki, Tvärminne Zoological Station (Finland) has an open PhD position in Marine Ecology. The PhD investigates the role of heat waves for biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in coastal waters.
The candidate will join a 4-year research project, where the aim is to investigate the role of heat waves in coastal waters and ultimately to contribute to predicting future climate-driven ecosystem changes. The project will focus on key benthic invertebrate species and habitat-forming macroalgae and macrophytes.
Candidates should have a MSc degree in aquatic or marine biology, ecology or related fields.
A full specification of the position can be downloaded below.