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Stellenausschreibung: University Assistant – Postdoc, University of Innsbruck


University Assistant – Postdoc (40 hours per week), University of Innsbruck, Research Department for Limnology, Mondsee, Austria, starting on 1st September 2019, duration 3 years.

In this position, you will carry out independent research in the field of aquatic evolutionary ecology by developing a project at the interface of ecology and evolution. The initial idea for the project comes from you, and you develop it in collaboration with Prof. Seppälä and other research groups at the Research Department for Limnology. Collaboration with the research groups at other departments is also encouraged. Possible research fields include, but are not limited to, species interactions, responses to environmental change, evolutionary genetics, and ecosystem functioning. In an ideal case, your project combines different fields.


PhD in Aquatic Ecology/Evolutionary Ecology, Research experience in Evolutionary Ecology

Desired: Earlier Postdoc experience, Experience in supervision of graduate students, Publications in high-ranking journals, Acquisition of third-party funds, and work experience abroad. Social skills and ability to work in a team, as well as flexibility, are essential. For this position we would need a CV, a Motivation letter and a brief (max. 2 pages) description of the research idea (i.e. study question, taken approach, groups that could be involved)

Job profile:

The description associated with this job duties and requirements can be found at www.uibk.ac.at/karriere, Code BIO-10561. We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 14th June 2019. For questions or more information concerning research, please contact Prof. Seppälä: otto.seppaelae@eawag.ch
Travel costs cannot be reimbursed.

Salary: The minimum gross salary for this position amounts to € 3.804,00 per month (14 times). Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers.