Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Ecology: Plant-Insect Food Webs Novotny Lab, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic Salary: Euro 25,000 pa Tenure: 3 years (performance review after the first year) Location: Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic [local living costs = 50% of UK costs]

We are seeking a highly motivated and productive postdoctoral researcher for the analysis of plant-insect food webs assembled from tropical and temperate forests of six continents, obtained during an ERC Advanced project sampling (details). We are looking for a creative researcher with advanced skills in biostatistical analyses and modelling of ecological data, particularly interaction webs.

The researcher will join the Novotny Lab (web) at the Ecology Department, an international team comprising 10 laboratories studying food webs from ecological, evolutionary and biogeographic perspectives (web). The position is open to candidates of any nationality holding a PhD degree and fluent in English. It is based in Ceske Budejovice (web) and available immediately (the starting date is negotiable).

The deadline for applications is Monday 1 May 2023.

 To apply: please email (with “Postdoc application” in the subject line) your CV, contact details for three references, and cover letter stating qualifications, previous work and motivation to Vojtech Novotny (  where you can also send any queries. Review of applications will begin on 2 May 2023 and will continue until the position has been filled.

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