[Taxacom] Posdoc position, Senckenberg, Germany

Marie Buscail mbuscail at senckenberg.de
Tue Aug 12 05:10:19 CDT 2008

Dear Colleagues,

Please find hereunder a job advertisement for a Postdoc Position at the 
Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, Frankfurt, 

With kind regards,


Koordinationsassistentin / Coordination Assistant
Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre

Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt/M
Tel.: 069/7542-1820


The Department of Limnology and Conservation Research at Senckenberg –
Research Institute and Natural History Museum invites applications for a

*Postdoctoral Researcher (Limnologist / Freshwater Ecologist)*

The successful candidate will join a highly motivated team of 20 scientists and
research support staff who are working at the Research Station Gelnhausen (close to
Frankfurt) on a variety of topics in stream ecology, conservation and evolutionary
biology. Candidates must hold a PhD, a strong track record of international
publications, and a background in limnology and zoology. Experience in fundamental
hydrobiology, floodplain ecology and / or aquatic conservation research using
statistical and non-molecular methods are essential. Candidates should have
experience with project planning, acquisition, management and analysis in limnology
/ freshwater ecology.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research
programme, to manage projects, analyse large data sets, and to advise graduate
students. We are seeking an individual with excellent verbal and written
communication skills who is willing to co-operate with other research groups at
Senckenberg and the University of Frankfurt.

The position is full time. Salary is based on BAT IIa. The position is available from
October 1st. Initial employment is for up to two years with a possible extension being
subject to personal performance and availability of funds.

Please apply by sending your application exclusively by e-mail, including a letter
outlining your suitability for the post, a detailed CV, contact details of 2 referees, a list
of publications and fundings until August 31, 2008 to: 

_peter.haase at senckenberg.de_

Senckenberg wishes to increase the share of women in areas where they are
underrepresented, and strongly encourages women to apply. Senckenberg has an
affirmative action policy for the disabled and especially encourages them to apply.

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