Trainee opportunity in honeybee research at FiBL 2020, Switzerland

Topic Chemical-free treatment against Varroa destructor in honeybees: Field trial of a high-tech, self-learning and comb-integrated thermal treatment – effects on Varroa reproduction and honeybee colony growth dynamics, brood mortality and gene expression profiles Problem Treatments against Varroa destructor, the main parasite of the honeybee, Apis mellifera, generally include chemicals that may cause substantial side-effects…

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Modelling honeybees and vitality indicators (Postdoctoral Researcher)

https://recruitingapp-5128.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/1834/Description/2?customer=5128 The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH – UFZ Leipzig, Department of Ecological Modelling invites – conditional upon funding by the BLE (Federal Office for Agriculture and Food) – applications for a scientist position (m/f/x) within the project VIBee (Vitality Indicators for honeybees). The aim of VIBee is to develop new indicators of the…

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Ontario Beekeepers’ Association (OBA) is seeking a new Technology-Transfer Program...

We are seeking a new Lead Specialist for OBA’s world-class Technology-Transfer Program, as part of a planned transition. Position Highlights: Education Graduate degree or Bachelor of Science, with coursework in apiculture, entomology, biology, and/or agriculture. Experience Three years or more of experience working with honey bees. Experience with project management, applied research in the field…

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Post-doctoral Research Assistant – Developing risk assessment models for bees

We are seeking programmers for a post-doctoral research assistant (PDRA) position to develop an agent-based model for bumble bees, to complement similar models for honey bees and solitary bees, contribute to integrative analysis of bee health and production of tools for risk assessment, and develop a multi-species Environmental Risk Assessment tool, as part of an…

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PhD position “Conservation physiology in wild bees” – INRA Avignon...

Most of studies on wild bee decline have focused on species richness and distribution patterns through large (national to continental) scales. However, those patterns (species range contractions and diversity erosion) depict the outcome of extinction processes. Conservation biologists urgently need to identify alternative ecological parameters and measurements that are liable to reveal population trends before…

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Pollinator Health Postdoctoral position @ USDA-ARS, California USA

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available at the USDA-ARS Invasive Species and Pollinator Health Research Unit located in Davis, California. The research team is seeking a broadly trained biologist that has experience with bees and plant-insect interactions. Ideal candidates will possess a thorough knowledge of chemical ecology, insect behavioral ecology and insect physiology. Additional…

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Scientist Honey bee biology and health @ Wageningen University, Netherlands

We are looking for Honey bee biology and health are key issues in ensuring a sustainable beekeeping sector and pollination of crops underpinning food security and ecosystem functioning. Honeybee health is multifaceted and is affected by environmental resources, disease and pest pressure, beekeeping management, and evolutionary biology context. We are looking for a new colleague…

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