PhD positions announced

Two PhD positions in peatland restoration

at Uppsala University

We are seeking two highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in a new peatland rewetting project ( The successful candidates will be responsible for conducting research on the: 

(1) Ecology and water biogeochemistry of peatlands,

(2) Hydrology of peatlands. 

The goals are to quantify the effects of rewetting on water quality and hydrologic variables such as flow and storage, and to understand to what extent such effects are controlled by vegetation, peatland characteristics, and time since rewetting. The projects will include field work across Sweden, data analysis and modeling, and collaborating with other researchers and stakeholders in an international team. 

We offer:

  • A supportive and collaborative research environment
  • Access to state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment
  • Opportunities for professional development and teaching
  • 4 year paid position

To apply, see links below. Deadline April 17, 2023.


Contact:, Dep of Ecology and Genetics, UU


Contact:, Dep of Earth Sciences, UU