PhD in freshwater ecology (Germany) ~

14 de abril de 2016

PhD in freshwater ecology (Germany)

The Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN) is a member institution of the Leibniz Association. With almost 800 employees and its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, Senckenberg conducts natural history research with research institutions in six federal states of Germany. SGN also assists the UNESCO World Heritage Site « Grube Messel ».
The Department of River Ecology and Conservation at Senckenberg (Gelnhausen) in cooperation with the Department of River and Floodplain Ecology at the University of Duisburg-Essen jointly invite application for a
Your tasks:
PhD Student (Freshwater Ecology)
(3 years)
 Conduct research on global change impacts on riverine ecosystems within the framework of different projects of the department
 Data analysis, preparation of manuscripts
 Involvement in national and international projects (EUBON, eLTER, Assisted Migration,
Your profile:
 Master in (Freshwater) Ecology or a related field
 Solid background in freshwater (macro-) ecology and zoology (preferably benthic
 Advanced skills in the analysis of (large) ecological datasets
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
Scholarship funding (1,600 Euro/month) is available for three years, starting around July 1st 2016.
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 place of employment will be Gelnhausen, Germany. The university for the finalization of the PhD will be Duisburg-Essen. The employer is the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung.
Please send your application before April, 30st 2016, preferably by e-mail (attachment in a single pdf document), mentioning the reference of this position (Ref. #04-16003) and including a letter outlining your suitability for the post, a detailed CV, contact details of 2 references, and if applicable a list of publications and funding to:
Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt
For scientific enquiries please get in contact with Prof. Dr. Peter Haase,

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