Professorship in Environmental Science / Ecology (Switzerland) ~

30 de mayo de 2013

Professorship in Environmental Science / Ecology (Switzerland)

At the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies. The
Institute conducts research in the fields of ecology, evolution,
behaviour and the environment. We seek an outstanding and innovative
ecologist who is familiar with evolutionary concepts.
Examples of areas of interest are animal ecology, community ecology,
conservation biology, and functional ecology.

The successful candidate will have a record of excellent research for
their career stage. She or he will develop a strong, independent
program of empirical research on animals or animal-plant interactions,
and will contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching
(in English or German) in environmental science and ecology.
The position will be filled preferentially at the level of associate or
tenure-track assistant professor.

The University of Zurich provides generous research support, including
earmarked funds for personnel and running expenses, and
competitive start-up packages. Zurich offers a stimulating scientific
environment, and extensive opportunities for collaborations.
Switzerland provides excellent opportunities for external funding of

Application packages should include a cover letter, a full curriculum
vitae (see for
guidelines), a vision statement of research interests and the names and
addresses of three potential referees. Applications should be
addressed to Prof. Dr. Michael O. Hengartner, Dean of the Faculty of
Science, University of Zurich, and submitted as a single PDF
document at by 20 June 2013.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Barbara König,
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, at, or visit the homepage at

The University of Zurich is an equal opportunities employer.
Applications from women are particularly encouraged.

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