Postdoctoral Researcher (Ecologist) (f/m/d)
(Salary Classification 13 TV-L 100%)
The University of Duisburg-Essen aims at promoting the diversity of its members (see www.uni due.de/diversity). It aims at increasing the share of women in the scientific personnel, and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Women will be preferentially considered when equally qualified according to the state equality law. Applications from disabled or equivalents according to § 2 Abs. 3 SGB IX are encouraged.
Your main tasks:
Conducting research in the project “Temporal and spatial effects of stressors, biotic interaction and dispersal on riverine benthic invertebrate community variability” within the SFB 1439 RESIST and within further national and international projects of the department including to large EU funded projects. The tasks within the before mentioned projects include advanced statistical analyses of large and unique long-term biodiversity data together with a broad variety of accompanied environmental data as explanatory variables. These analyses aim at disentangling the roles of environmental conditions, competition and dispersal on community composition at different spatial and temporal scales. Further tasks are writing scientific manuscripts, mentoring graduate students, supporting the ILTER Science Chair as well as engagement in various national and international projects.
PhD in Ecology or a related field, solid background in (macro-) ecology and zoology (preferably invertebrates), advanced skills in statistical analyses of large ecological datasets, preferably using R, strong track record of international publications, project presentation skills, fluency in written and spoken English and the ability to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams.
Note that the place of employment will be at Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum in Gelnhausen, Germany (https://www.senckenberg.de/en/institutes/senckenberg-research institute-natural-history-museum-frankfurt/division-river-ecology-and-conservation/). The Senckenberg Nature Research Society (SGN), an institution of the Leibniz Association with almost 800 employees, operates six research institutes located in seven federal states. SGN also assists the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Grube Messel".
▪ A diversified, versatile field of activity
▪ Further education and training offers
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▪ Sports and health services (University Sports)
Begin of employment: 01.07.2021
Contract duration: 31.12.2024
Working time: 100 percent full-time position
Application deadline: February 26, 2021
Please send your application electronically with the usual documents combined in one pdf, quoting the reference number 078-21, to Prof. Dr. Peter Haase, University of Duisburg- Essen, Faculty of Biology, 45117 Essen, c/o Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt, telephone 06051/61954-3114, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The University Duisburg-Essen aims at promoting the diversity of its members (see http://www.uni due.de/diversity/international.shtml). Applications from disabled or equivalents according to § 2 Abs. 3 SGB IX are encouraged.
The University Duisburg-Essen has been awarded for its effort to promote gender equality with the "Total-E-Quality-Award". It aims at increasing the share of women in the scientific personnel and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Women will be preferentially considered when equally qualified according to the state equality law.