Open PhD position at the Microbial Ecology Centre

30 August 2022

The Microbial Ecology Centre in Lyon, France offers a PhD position within the working group on Effect of coastal restoration actions on microbial functional groups involved in greenhouse gas emissions, which is part of the REST-COAST project. 

The PhD candidate will be mainly involved with analysing the effects of restoration actions on carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions, testing for the existence of a trade-off between these two aspects of ecosystem functioning important for climate regulation and more. This will be performed at a few pilot sites for coastal restoration in Europe in relation with REST-COAST partners.

Applicants should poses a Master's degree in ecology or microbial ecology. Good bases in microbiology, soil and sediment sciences, and ecology are expected. The work requires skills for both lab and field studies as well as an analytical mind set for interpreting the measured data.

How to apply: A two-page CV in English and a statement of experience, and motivation should be sent via email to Xavier Le Roux at

More information about the position can be found here.