PhD Resistance to virus yellows in sugar beet

Applicants should have a master's degree equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits in biology or a corresponding area. Written and oral proficiency in English is required. Documented experience in molecular plant analyses is meriting as well as knowledge in plant breeding and plant-microbe interactions. Great importance is also attached to personal qualities such as the ability to communicate and collaborate as well as ability to analyze and to work independently. Applicants should be able to have the work placed at different locations (Uppsala and Landskrona).