[Taxacom] Job offer scientific employee / PH-D student (Ref. #01-13017)

recruiting recruiting at senckenberg.de
Mon Apr 15 09:24:01 CDT 2013

Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung has an international
reputation in all fields of Natural History research. It runs six
research institutes and two museums in Germany and is also custodian of
the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Messel.
Senckenberg Research Institute and Nature Museum in Frankfurt am Main,
department Marine Zoology, Marine Evertebrates I, is in search for a
scientific employer to assist and actively cooperate in our research
project “Prosperity and limitation of sponge fauna on the former
ice-shelf Larsen A-B and adjacent areas west of the Antarctic
Peninsula”. This project is designed to analyze the impact of climate
change on the diversity of Porifera within the Antarctic shelf
communities and their response to the disintegration of permanent
ice-shelves. The Department of Marine Zoology jointly invites
applications for a 
Scientific employee / PH-D student
(Ref. #01-13017)
Your tasks: 
·          Comparative morphology based taxonomy of Antarctic Porifera
·          Construction of matrices based on morphological diagnostic
characters of sponges, generation and assessment of phylogenetic threes
·          Detailed faunistic comparisons between the different sponge
faunas, including statistical survey and data analysis
·          Taxonomic and ecological evaluation of underwater
photography documents
·          Participation in collections work during research vessels
expeditions (as far as possible)
·          Writing of publications
·          Assistance in the collections management
·          Supervision and assistance of students and technical
employees in special preparation techniques
Your profile:
·          Master of Science in biology or a related field
·          Excellent knowledge in taxonomy, systematics and ecology of
aquatic invertebrates
·          Experience in comparative morphological studies
·          Experience in morphological preparation techniques
·          Knowledge in statistics
·          Very good written and oral communication skills 
·          Ability to work independently; physical and mental
endurance, high motivation 
·          Disposition for participation in marine ships expeditions
(when applicable)
·          Disposition for team work
Salary and benefits are according to a public service position in
Germany (TV-H E13, 65%). The contract shall start as soon as possible
and will be initially restricted to 2 years. The Senckenberg Research
Institute supports equal opportunity of men and women and therefore
strongly invites women to apply. Equally qualified handicapped
applicants will be given preference. The type of handicap should not
prevent work needed to conduct the research. The duty station will be
Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The employer is the Senckenberg Gesellschaft
fuer Naturforschung. 
Please send your application before May, 12th 2013 preferred by e-mail
(attachment in a single pdf document), mentioning the reference of this
position (Ref. #01-13017) and including a letter outlining your
suitability for the post, a detailed CV, contact details of 2 references
and, if available, publications to the Head of Personnel and Social
Britta Werner
Leiterin Personal & Soziales
Senckenberg Gesellschaft 
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt am Main
recruiting at senckenberg.de
In addition to that, we would like you to indicate in your application
the source that brought our job advertisement to your attention.
For scientific enquiries please get in contact with Dr. Dorte Janussen,
Dorte.Janussen at senckenberg.de

Mit freundlichen Grüßen /Best Regards
i.A. Stefanie Ulrich  
Team Recruiting 

Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Service & Administration - Personal und Soziales/Personnel and Social
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt/Main
Telefon/Phone: 0049 (0)69 / 7542 - 
Leiterin Personal und Soziales/Head of Personnel and Social Affairs 
- 1456 Werner, Britta
Teamleiterin Personalbeschaffung/Team Leader Recruiting
- 1282 Ohl, Anette
Team Personalbeschaffung/Team Recruiting
- 1205 Jährling, Nicole / Günther, Yvonne
- 1310 Treuberg, Sascha
- 1313 Kurt, Sibel / Ulrich, Stefanie
Fax: 0049 (0)69 / 7542-1440
Mail: recruiting at senckenberg.de
Homepage: www.senckenberg.de
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Direktorium: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Volker Mosbrugger, Prof. Dr. Michael
Türkay, Dr. Johannes Heilmann, Prof. Dr. Andreas Mulch, Prof. Dr.
Georg Zizka, Prof. Dr. Uwe Fritz
Vorsitzende des Präsidiums: Dr. h. c. Beate Heraeus
Aufsichtsbehörde: Magistrat der Stadt Frankfurt am Main (Ordnungsamt)
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