Postdoctoral Research Associate in aquatic ecology

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 The Department of Water-Atmosphere-Environment, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic EcosystemManagement is currently seeking an experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate in aquatic ecology with expertise in complementary fields to the working groups at the institute

- Potential topics could be, but not limited to these: foodweb modelling, integrated biodiversity research, aquatic ecosystem services.

- Extent of employment: 20 Hours per Week

- Duration of employment: 01st  of January 2018, limited to 31st  of December 2023

- Gross monthly salary and pay grade in terms of collective agreement for university staff (payable 14 times per year): B1 lit. b, € 1.813,30


- Development of new topics in that field at the institute, successful development and execution of research projects in basic and applied research

- Experience in conducting university courses in German and English

- Co-supervision of bachelor, master and PhD theses

- Establishing more intensified cooperation with other working groups at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and at the WasserCluster Lunz

Skills and qualifications

- A strong background in running water ecology and a complementary topic to the existing working groups at the institute. Experience in applied research projects is of advantage

- Experience in presentations at international conferences and workshops, a number of publications in the respective field

- Skills in communication and team work in an international team and interdisciplinary teams

- Applications can be submitted until: 27th  of November 2017

- Full job description (only available in German) at:

- Please send your job application incl. a description of the research vision to Personnel department,

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, 1190 Vienna, Peter-Jordan-Straße 70; E-Mail: . (Reference code: 132)


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