[Taxacom] Vacant Position Systematic Botany (Leipzig University, Germany)

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Fri Nov 4 12:21:07 CDT 2016

The Faculty of Biosciences,Pharmacy and Psychology, Institute of Biology, Professorship for MolecularEvolution and Plant Systematics, offers the following position from April 1st,2017:
Research Assistant (Postdoc)
(time-limited position)Salary: Entgeltgruppe 13TV-L 
   - research in the field of systematics, evolution and biogeography of flowering plants
   - application of existing and establishment of new methods in the research field
   - supervision of scientific and technical staff
   - preparation of manuscripts for publication
   - application of research grants and supervision of projects (e.g. DFG, BMBF)
   - teaching at BSc and MSc levels
Conducting a "Habilitation" (formal German postdoctoralqualification) will be encouraged.
   - university degree and excellent doctoral degree in biology, withspecialisation in botany or related disciplines   

   - several years of experience in concepts and methods in the field of systematics, evolution and biogeography of flowering plants
   - several years of experience in supervising scientific and/or technical staff
   - track record showing publication activity
   - experience in raising research funds
   - experience in conception and performance of teaching activities
   - very good spoken and written English skills
   - relevant knowledge of modern molecular biological techniques and in-depth knowledge in phylogenetics and taxonomy of flowering plants as well as field experience are desirable
   - knowledge of the German language will be of advantage

Applications in English language will be accepted until November 25th,2016. Applications should make reference to the file number 218/2016, include acover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of educational certificates, and namesand addresses of two references. Applications should be directed to:
Universität Leipzig
Fakultät für Biowissenschaften, Pharmazie und Psychologie
Herrn Dekan Professor Dr. Tilo Pompe
Talstraße 33
04103 Leipzig
Severely disabled persons are encouraged to apply and will be given preferencein the case of equal suitability.
Note: Please additionally send anelectronic copy of your application as a single pdf by email to Prof. Dr.Alexandra Muellner-Riehl (muellner-riehl at uni-leipzig.de). Further informationon the working group may be found at http://www.biphaps.uni-leipzig.de/en/sysbot/molecular-evolution-and-systematics-of-plants.html.This is a temporary position of up to five years duration, depending on the qualificationof applicants. Inquiries about this position may be directed to muellner-riehl at uni-leipzig.de.Interviews for this position are likely to be conducted in December 2016 (orJanuary 2017).

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