The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and thus of the ETH Domain. WSL focuses on the sustainable use and protection of land-scapes and habitats, and a responsible approach to natural hazards. WSL employs approximately 500 people, of whom 130 work at SLF in Davos.
The Mountain Ecosystems research team studies the protection potential of vegetation against superficial soil failure and within the National Research Program 68 "Sustainable use of soil as a resource" is offering a position from spring 2013 for a PhD student - Quantification of biological effects on soil stability.
Deadline for applications is mid-March 2013.
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